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A fine place to stop while on the University of Calgary campus near the Olympic Oval

This is the best of the 1988 Winter Olympic arches. It's so dynamic, and the figures really tell a... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
The best of 1988 Winter Olympic arches

A number of arches were created for Calgary's 1988 Winter Olympics, but this one has really lasted... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 15 May 2012

This arch sculpture was created by artists Colette Whiten and Paul Kipps in 1988, and it was originally at the entrance to the Winter Olympics’ athlete’s village on the University of Calgary campus. (Speedskating events were held at the Olympic Oval, and Canada Olympic Park,...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is the best of the 1988 Winter Olympic arches. It's so dynamic, and the figures really tell a story about hard work, perseverance, and dedication. It's also a salute to the industry that built this province. Check it out if you're in the area,...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

A number of arches were created for Calgary's 1988 Winter Olympics, but this one has really lasted the course with its powerful message. Everybody looking at this will feel all the hard work, sweat and tears it takes for an Olympic athlete to make it...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

The University of Calgary campus is quite full of great art and architecture, and a 'must see' for anybody spending a bit of time in Calgary. There is nothing vague about this gorgeous piece, depicting a group of athletes bending a sheet of steel into...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2015

An interesting piece of welded fabrication outside the TransCanada Building, reminiscent of the spine of an extinct animal

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Reviewed 15 May 2012

This arch sculpture was created by artists Colette Whiten and Paul Kipps in 1988, and it was originally at the entrance to the Winter Olympics’ athlete’s village on the University of Calgary campus. (Speedskating events were held at the Olympic Oval, and Canada Olympic Park,...More

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