Studio Stage Door 11 – 11th Avenue South

Two abstract aluminum figures are caught in a tender moment in Coquitlam artist Serge Mozhnevsky's sculpture, Embrace. "The piece represents loving un...

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Rotary Park – 107 - 10th Avenue South

The second of two large murals downtown by self-taught local artist Joseph Cross, Valour Remembered commemorates the contributions and sacrifices of l...

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RCMP Detachment, 31 – 11th Avenue South

Pass Creek, BC, artist Kevin Kratz created his interpretation of this prehistoric lake creature without detailed drawings or models. The result is a s...

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Spirit Square - 905 Baker Street

This imposing winged steel and resin guardian stands at the divide between the spirit and earthly realms. It was created by artist David Hunwick, who...

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1 Van Horne Street South

The spectacular restoration of these two ALCO diesel engines (#4090 and #4469) has been a long-term project of the Sunrise Rotary Club and other group...

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41 – 11th Avenue South

In 2013, Council passed a motion to knock down this small brick garage behind City Hall. This decision sparked the ire of local preservationists,...

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801 Baker Street

Iranian sculptor Zohreh Vahidifard creates on a grand scale. This massive bird, crafted of light steel, represents Simurgh, a mythical, all-knowing bi...

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800 Baker Street

This building, the longtime home of Cranbrook Photo, is the finest example of commercial Edwardian architecture in Cranbrook. It was designed by Calga...

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220 Cranbrook Street North

Cranbrook is located within Ktunaxa traditional territory, a 70,000 square kilometre region which includes parts of BC, Alberta, Washington, Idaho and...

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801 Baker Street

Meet the most famous elephant in East Kootenay history. On August 6, 1926, the Sells-Floto Circus train pulled into Cranbrook. When the elephants...

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57 Van Horne Street South

Of all the relocated heritage structures in Cranbrook, the Royal Alexandra Hall has moved the farthest. The hall was originally the Grand Cafe of...

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11 – 11th Avenue South

Cranbrook has always had a passionate performing arts community and the Studio/Stage Door is a prime example of that passion. The building was or...

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Rotary Park, Corner of 11th Avenue South & 1st Street South

For this compact but bold artwork, Vancouver artist Lesha Koop looked for a pattern that recurs many places in the natural world. She spent much of he...

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40 – 10th Avenue South

Until 1908, City business was conducted out of the now-extinct Provincial Government Building on Baker Street. When the time came to erect their...

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40 – 10th Avenue South

Blewett, BC, artist John McKinnon chose white marble for a series of sculptures exploring the lightness and movement of wind. Wind Suite #1 seems to l...

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11 – 9th Avenue South

This massive mural on the wall of Mountain Man Outdoors marks one hundred years since the train came to town. The City of Cranbrook commissioned...

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1 Van Horne Street South

Originally located in the small community of Elko, BC, this CPR "Crowsnest B" style station was used by the railway until 1985. The CPR then donated i...

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Mount Baker Secondary, 1410 Baker Street

A ferocious creature menaces the intersection outside Mount Baker Senior Secondary. The brainchild of former art teacher John McKinnon, the bear...

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Cranbrook Public Library, 1212 2nd Street North

This bronze and steel piece riffs on Rodin's famous ponderer, The Thinker. Artist Wendy Morrison perched a thoughtful character on a tractor seat; he...

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905 Baker Street

The 7.6 metre iron and steel Spirit Tree, glistening next to the Clock Tower, reflects the spirit of the community. Designed by Fernie artist Mic...

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Cranbrook Public Library, 1212 2nd Street North

Outside the Cranbrook Public Library, large books are scattered across the lawn as if momentarily left behind by a thoughtful giant. These forged iron...

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14 – 10th Avenue South

High on the wall, the last hand-painted advertisement in town -- a Pepsi sign -- fades slowly away in the sunlight. The Armond Theatre was built...

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9th Avenue North @ Van Horne Street South

The lovely stone-faced arch that bends over the 9th Avenue entrance to downtown is, like the Clock Tower nearby, a recreation of a beloved Cranbrook l...

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10 Van Horne Street South

The statuesque red tower located at the west end of Baker Street is one of the last surviving water towers in Canada. This isn't its first home,...

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Centennial Garden, 320 Cranbrook St. North

Not one, not two, but three of Cranbrook's best-known artists worked on this sculpture. The sculpture itself lived in three locations before finding i...

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57 Van Horne Street South

The first section of this three-part structure was one of Cranbrook's earliest buildings. Sections were added in 1906 and 1912, resulting in the...

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905 Baker Street

Every quarter-hour the clock tower chimes over downtown. But it wouldn't chime without the dedication of the Cranbrook Rotary Club, which created this...

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818 Baker Street

Local Ktunaxa muralist/painter Patricia Gilhuly saw a large blank wall and conceived of an opportunity to bring some bold colour to Baker Street. The...

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