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dc.contributor.advisorJamieson, Walter
dc.contributor.authorDauncey, Lorri
dc.coverage.spatial2000003161en
dc.date.accessioned2005-08-05T16:42:12Z
dc.date.available2005-08-05T16:42:12Z
dc.date.issued1993
dc.identifier.citationDauncey, L. (1993). The Palace Theatre: a case study in historic resource preservation (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/12111en_US
dc.identifier.isbn0315831308en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/31000
dc.descriptionBibliography: p. 91-93.en
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this Master's Degree Project (MDP) is to discuss the role of heritage resources in downtown revitalization using the Palace Theatre as a means of exploring the revitalization of Stephen Avenue Mall in Downtown Calgary. This project will determine how the Palace Theatre contributes to the sense of place of Stephen Avenue Mall and how to best preserve the theatre in order to attract more people to the Mall. The Palace Theatre is an important heritage resource on Stephen Avenue Mall in Downtown Calgary. Even vacant the theatre contributes to the sense of place of the Mall and in the Downtown. The Palace, as part of the historic downtown, was an important part of the physical, social, and emotional life of the Mall and Calgarians. With the preservation and reuse of the Palace, the theatre can once again play an active role on the Mall. This thesis determines that the best reuse option for the Palace Theatre would be to restore and renovate it as a road house/complex theatre. This use would be sympathetic to the building in terms of its architectural, historical, and urban context significance. In addition, the Palace would become important as both anchor and magnet on Stephen Avenue; as a road house/complex theatre it would attract development, people, and activity to the Mall. Increased tourism and visitation on Stephen Avenue will help to ensure the area's vitality; the restored Palace will be a crucial part of this revitalization. As a road house/complex theatre, the Palace would fulfill a community need for a 1500 seat facility, which is presently lacking. The theatre would become a major cultural amenity in Downtown Calgary. With proper planning and implementation, the Palace Theatre will not only be preserved and reused but it can also play a major role in the revitalization of Stephen Avenue Mall in Downtown Calgary.
dc.format.extent<vi>, 85 <8> leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subject.lccNA 109 C3 D37 1993en
dc.subject.lcshPalace Theatre (Calgary, Alta.)
dc.subject.lcshHistoric buildings - Alberta - Calgary - Conservation and restoration
dc.titleThe Palace Theatre: a case study in historic resource preservation
dc.typemaster thesis
dc.publisher.facultyEnvironmental Design
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/12111
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Environmental Design
thesis.degree.nameMEDes
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
dc.identifier.lccNA 109 C3 D37 1993en
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
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ucalgary.thesis.accessionTheses Collection 58.002:Box 864 520541920


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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.