Haskayne Mercantile Block


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the Haskayne Mercantile Block is temporarily closed. Please call Guest Services at 403.268.8500 for more information.

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Guest Amenities

  • First Aid
  • Wheelchair Accessible

About the Haskayne Mercantile Block

Temporary Closure

The Haskayne Mercantile Block is temporarily closed. But don’t worry, there’s still tons going on at the Park! Gasoline Alley Museum and the Railway Café are open year-round – come explore one of the world’s largest collections of antique vehicles in Gasoline Alley Museum and head over to the Railway Café to indulge in cheese buns, cinnamon buns and butter tarts, all freshly baked in the Alberta Bakery. Or, join us for one of several special events happening year-round.

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Turpin, Tweed & Stewart, and Hewitt Blocks

Designed by the architect William T. Williams in the Edwardian commercial style, these handsome red brick buildings celebrated Medicine Hat’s booming early twentieth-century economy. Constructed in three stages, these buildings are unified by their classic design, rhythmic patterns, and continuous cornice.

Young prairie towns typically had an assortment of one and two-story wooden structures hastily erected on twenty-five-foot-wide commercial lots. In prosperous times these were demolished to make way for substantial brick and stone buildings. The new buildings gave a pleasing rhythm, to the street as they incorporated the twenty-five-foot standard. With retail stores on the ground floor and offices or residential apartments above, commercial buildings were a vital part of any downtown.

Three women sitting on a bench in front of Haskayne Mercantile Block

Visit Heritage Park

1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2V 2X3

Email: info@heritagepark.ca
Phone: 403.268.8500

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