Georgia Baths: A Steamy History

Article by David R. Johnston

TEAM BATHS WERE ONCE A COMMON PART OF LIFE in Edmonton, popular with European immigrant groups and working men. Edmonton Turkish Baths Limited opened for business in October, 1913. Like today‚Äôs health and beauty spas, bath facilities were considered very luxurious. Edmonton Turkish Baths boasted 13 large sleeping rooms, two large hot rooms …

EDMONTON: Preserving a modern heritage

The Massey-Harris Building

Article by Shafraaz Kaba

he Modern Movement in Edmonton began to take shape in earnest after World War Two. The discovery of oil in Leduc in 1947 fuelled an incredible building boom and the era of wealth and sanguinity led to unprecedented building development that created Edmonton’s finest buildings. New technologies, the use of quality materials and construction, …