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James Short Park


Located among the towering downtown buildings, James Short Park is a popular place for Calgarians to relax during lunch hour.

James Short Park

Location: 115 4 Ave. S.W.

Area: .8 hectares

Park hours: 5 a.m. - 11 p.m.

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Park features

  • Small playground
  • Seating areas
  • Cupola with clock

About the park

Located in the heart of downtown, James Short Park was named for the James Short School that once stood in the same spot. Completed in 1991, the park houses the unique cupola with a hand winding clock.