First, it was an auto repair shop, and then it was a very impressive location for a Keg Restaurant. Now, the 109-year-old Scona Garage in Edmonton is entering a new era, and one fit for the 21st century. Here’s a little information on what’s happening.

Edmonton’s own Beljan Development has started the process of transforming the brick building into both a hotel and retail spaces. The retail stuff (coffee shops, stores and hopefully a brewery) will be on the main level, while the upper level is a hotel and short-term rentals.

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Located just off Whyte Ave, the development will only add to the amenities in the area. Personally, we’re looking forward to a new brewery to try out, whenever the project is actually completed. But work has only recently begun, so this might be an exercise in patience.

But, Beljan has a solid track record of revitalizing Edmonton’s historic buildings, so we know it’ll be worth the wait!

You can stay up to date with the Scona Garage project on Beljan’s Instagram page. Enjoy the day, folks!