Many unique boutiques and gift ships can only be found downtown on Stephen Avenue, Chinatown, The CORE Shopping Centre, Bankers Hall & the Historic Hudson's Bay.
Stephen Avenue Walk
8 Avenue SW between 1 Street SE & 3 Street SW
Stephen Avenue Walk is Calgary's only outdoor pedestrian mall. It spans from 1 Street SE to 4 Street SW along 8 Avenue. Enjoy a wide selection of fine dining, art galleries, cafés and retail shops in this beautiful historic setting. A guide to Stephen Ave can be found here (Please note that this guide was published in 2010, so a few changes are likely to have occurred)
The CORE (TD Square & Holt Renfrew)
Located on 8th Avenue SW between 2nd Street and 4th Street and also accessible from the 3rd Street SW C-Train Station platform.
Calgary's only Downtown shopping centre has recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation and includes a one-of-a-kind glass atrium ceiling. The CORE is shopping with a distinctly urban accent. Check out www.coreshopping.ca
Located on Stephen Avenue - 315 8 Ave SW
Situated in the heart of downtown Calgary, the towers of Bankers Hall cut an impressive figure against the skyline. Bankers Hall shopping atrium is home to some of Calgary's most fashionable retailers including Blu's, M0851, La Chic, OSKA, Henry Singer and much more. For more information www.bankershall.ca
Chinatown provides another unique Downtown cultural experience. The Chinese Cultural Centre is the largest of its kind in North America and has a stunning domed ceiling that is patterned after the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. Complete your shopping and dining experiences at Dragon City Mall or any of the street level shops and restaurants.