Calder Corner School moves to permanent spot at Sunnybrook Farm

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
October 11, 2017 - 2:40pm

The Calder Corner School, which arrived at Sunnybrook Farm Museum in 2008, has finally been moved to its new foundation.

The 85-year-old building was moved about 60 feet on Wednesday to the spot where it will serve as the museum's new main offices, with a kitchen downstairs as well as community and teaching space for students.

Ian Warwick, Executive Director, says today is an exciting day in the life of this $600,000 renovation.

"We've been working on this for so many years," he says. "The first funding was announced two years ago --  Red Deer County was first, then the City came forward and the province came forward with $275,000."

Warwick expects the renos to be complete by Christmas with the public getting its first look inside next Spring.

Once the building's renovations are complete and the museum's entrance has been moved to the south end off Botterill Crescent, there will also be a new 45 space parking lot.

 

 

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