The Peace Bridge, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Peace Bridge is a pedestrian bridge, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Calatrava is famous for his amazing futuristic buildings in Valencia, Spain, the Turning Torso in Malmö, Sweden and the Gare do Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal. The bridge was built to connect the Bow River pathways and Downtown Calgary with the community of Sunnyside. Interestingly while most of Calatrava's designs are pure white, the bridge is both red and white, like the Flag of Canada.
Skyline, Centre Street Bridge, Bow River, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Calgary is a large city with numerous skyscrapers and a space needle (Calgary Tower), It owes its fast growth to being the centre of Canada’s oil industry. It's nickname is Cowtown, and it hosts the Calgary Stampede, a huge rodeo and festival every July.
Blue Hour, Centre Street Bridge, Bow River, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - The Centre Street Bridge, built in 1916, has a lower deck connecting Riverfront Avenue in Chinatown with Memorial Drive, while the upper deck crosses Memorial Drive, to Crescent Heights. The bridge has two pairs of large lions at each end of the bridge, modeled after the bronze lions at the base of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, London.