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Number of retail stores More than 1000
 
Number of indoor shopping centres/department stores Downtown 8
Bow Valley Square, Bankers Hall, Scotia Centre, The Core, Eau Claire Festival Market, Dragon City, Holt Renfrew and The Bay
 
Number of dining spots Downtown 200+
 
Number of nightclubs / pubs Downtown 50+
 
Number of cinema spots Downtown 10 screens
Eau Claire, Uptown and the Globe
 
Number of historic spots Downtown 50+
 
Number of public art/sculpture Downtown 100+
 
Number of public arts and culture spots Downtown 12 Theatres
Jack Singer, Martha Cohen, Max Bell, Big Secret, Engineered Air, Vertigo Mystery Theatre, Lunchbox, The Grand Culturehouse, W.R. Castell Library, Glenbow Museum, Triangle Museum, Art Gallery of Calgary, Chinese Cultural Centre, Udderly Art Legacy Pasture
 
Number of Downtown tourist attractions 17
Glenbow Museum, Fort Calgary Historic Park, Calgary Tower, Telus World of Science, Police Interpretive Centre, EPCOR Centre for Performing Arts, Olympic Plaza, Stephen Avenue Walk Historic District, Chinese Cultural Centre, Shaw Millennium Park, City Hall, Chinatown, Eau Claire Festival Market District, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary Zoo, Udderly Art Legacy Pasture
 
Number of family-oriented attractions Downtown 18
All of the above, plus the W.R. Castell Library which has the greatest selection of children's books in the City.
 
Number of major annual Downtown festivals 28
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, One Yellow Rabbit's High Performance Rodeo, playRites, International Children's Festival, Carifest, Jazz Festival, Folk Music Festival, Shakespeare in the Park, Afrikadey, Taste of Calgary, BBQ on the Bow, Art City/Art Walk, Wordfest, Calgary International Film Festival, Hispanic Festival, Downtown Holiday Celebration, Word on the Street, FunnyFest, Summerstock, The Big Taste, Calgary's Dining Festival, Fiestaval, Expo Latino, Reggaefest
 
Number of Downtown Public Spaces/Parks 12
Prince's Island, Bow River Promenade, James Short Park, Olympic Plaza, Century Gardens, Stephen Avenue Walk and Shaw Millennium Park, Fort Calgary, Barclay Mall, McDougall Centre, School Board Plaza
 
Number of Downtown workers over 140,000
 
Number of residents within the Downtown Core (2010 City of Calgary census) 15,625
 
Number of residents within 5 km of the Downtown Core (2010 City of Calgary census) 62,313
 
Number of Visitors (Tourism Calgary) 4 million
 
Number of Downtown parking spots (Calgary Parking Authority) 47,000
 
Number of free parking spots on Sunday 3,000
 
Number of businesses Downtown 3,500
 
Number of head offices Downtown (CED 2007) 109
 
Number of commercial office buildings Downtown (BOMA Guide 2009/2010) 173
 
Number of square feet of commercial office space (BOMA Guide 2009/2010) 42,978,767 square feet
 
Length of +15 System 16 km
Calgary has the world's largest elevated climate controlled pedestrian system linking over 100 Downtown office buildings
 
Number of +15 bridges Downtown 59

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