The IDI is a roadmap for Inglewood’s future. It’s a vision, soon to become a blueprint (2014), and eventually a binding statutory document. It’s a call to action to everyone who loves this community.
To become the quintessential urban village, we encourage thoughtful, creative, high-quality development that enhances Inglewood’s rich character and reflects its values.
Walkability: a captivating and highly social pedestrian environment, both urban and natural.
Main Street Charm: a beautiful retail main street, without gaps, from the Elbow River to 20th St SE.
Heritage: Calgary’s oldest community and original main street – history is alive and well here!
Liveability: a neighbourly, affordable place to live for a diverse and growing population.
Arts & Culture: a vibrant cultural destination that is home to many artists.
Safety & Comfort: safe streets, safe people, safe property – and many considerate touches.
A Desirable Place to Work: near downtown but a world apart.
The Mix: old and new, living and working, urban and natural, multimodal transportation choices, a range of affordability and building types to attract diverse residents and businesses.
The “Urban Village” Form: compact, connected, high quality, low-rise except in designated areas, designed for pedestrians and community life, built for centuries of flexible use and enjoyment.
Community: civic engagement, inclusiveness, compassion and connectedness.
Environmental Stewardship: risk mitigation, conservation and responsible development.
And of course…Gumption! Inglewoodians will build and fight for this community with determination and passion, just as we’ve done for 120 years.
There’s a role for all in achieving Inglewood, fully realized. To learn how you can contribute your ideas and skills to any of these areas of focus, contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.