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U of C Construction Timeline

The campus of today is the result of over four decades of growth

Publication YearIssue Date 


Year Month Event

1957 Cosmic Ray lab, Sulhpur mountain

1960 9 Arts main building

1960 9 Science a completed

1961 9 Cosmic Ray lab, Sulhpur mountain extended

1961 12 Physical Education portion

1961 McMahon Stadium

1962 8 Grounds building

1962 9 Greenhouse

1963 9 Library Block

1964 8 Grounds building extended

1964 10 Engineering, Block E

1964 10 Science B lower floor and basement

1965 1 Science A rooftop greenhouse

1965 5 Kananaskis and Rundle Halls

1965 6 Electrical Power Substation

1965 9 Calgary Hall, Blocks C, D and E

1965 9 Dining Centre

1965 9 Science B upper floors

1965 12 Weather Research Station

1965 Science B penthouse

1966 3 Calgary Hall, Blocks F, G

1966 4 Central Heating and Cooling Plant, Main building

1966 5 Bow River Water Pumping Station

1966 6 Kananaskis Centre, lab

1966 11 Engineering, Blocks C and D, Block E Theatres

1966 12 Underground Utilities, phase I

1967 1 Kananaskis Centre, lodge

1967 3 Grounds, storage addition

1967 4 Science A, additions to greenhouse

1967 9 Calgary Hall, Block D, upper floors addition

1967 9 Education, classroom block

1967 9 MacEwan Hall

1967 12 Arts

1967 12 Science B, penthouse addition (Aurora)

1967 Science B, further penthouse addition

1968 1 Science B, Sulphur lab

1968 3 Science b, hydrogen lab

1968 8 Education Tower

1968 8 Engineering, Block A

1968 12 Underground Utilities, phase II

1969 1 President's residence purchased

1969 2 Physical Plant

1969 5 Kananskis Centre, lab addition

1969 8 Arts, courtyard roof

1969 11 Math Sciences, lower three floors

1969 12 Social Sciences

1970 8 Kananskis Centre, residences

1970 9 Physical Education, office areas extension

1970 9 Science Theatres

1970 10 Student Family Housing (Varsity Courts)

1970 11 Science A, botanical lab addition

1970 12 Science B, flammable liquid storage building

1970 12 Central Heating and Cooling Plant, expansion

1971 1 Physical Education, swimming pool

1971 10 Underground Utilities, phase III

1971 10 Rothney Observatory, Priddis

1971 12 Central Heating and Cooling Plant, modification

1972 6 Biological Sciences, lower three floors

1972 7 Math Sciences, upper five floors

1972 8 Skywalk between Bio Sci and ST

1972 8 Health Sciences, main building

1972 9 Earth Sciences, lower four floors

1972 10 Earth Sciences, shell for upper six floors

1972 11 Biological Sciences, shell for upper three floors

1972 11 Library Tower, lower seven floors

1972 12 Library Tower, shell for upper floors

1973 7 McMahon Stadium additions

1973 8 Central Heating and Cooling Plant modifications

1973 9 Spy Hill Animal Facility, residence

1973 10 Library Tower, basement finished

1974 1 Spy Hill Animal Facility, additions and alterations

1974 5 Earth Sciences, upper floors finished

1974 8 Skywalk between Arts and Social Sciences

1974 9 Underground Utilities, water mains relocation

1974 10 Library Tower, upper floors finished

1974 11 Skywalk between Math Sciences and ST

1975 2 Health Sciences, access area finished

1975 3 Library Block, complete recladding

1975 8 Swann Mall

1975 10 McMahon Stadium, artificial turf

1976 7 Biological Sciences, upper floors

1978 Nickle Arts Museum

1981 Reeve Theatre

1982 Engineering, Block F

1983 Castle, Brewster, Norquay Halls

1983 Rothney Observatory, addition

1984 General Services building

1985 Scurfield Hall

1986 Kananskis and Rundle Halls, reclad

1987 6 Jack Simpson Gymnasium opens

1987 12 Crowchild lrt Station opens

1988 Art Parkade

1988 Glacier and Olympus Halls

1988 Heritage Medical Research Building

1988 MacEwan Student Centre

1988 McMahon Stadium expansion

1988 Olympic Oval

1988 Physical Education expansion

1993 Professional Faculties, University Daycare

1998 pfb changed to Murray Fraser Hall

2001 Information and Communications Technology

2002 MacEwan Hall expansion almost complete

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