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An elegant structure with a contemporary design, the City Hall of Edmonton is a renovated public building. Rebuilt in the year 1992, the structure is the work of the Dub Architects of Edmonton. The glass pyramid of the main building faces a grand fountain that is used as an ice skating rink in winter. The City Hall not only houses important government offices, but is also the venue for numerous public events. Facilities within the hall can also be hired for private functions. Visitors can take a break at the Kids in the Hall Bistro and make purchases at the souvenir store called Edmonton Shop.
The first of its kind in Canada, Neon Sign Museum is an ode to the city's signage industry. An initiative of the City of Edmonton and Alberta Sign Association, this open-air museum showcases 12 glowing signs of commercial establishments that were an important part of the city's past. These include restored antique neon signs of the Canadian Furniture, Northern Alberta Railways, Canadian National Railways, Mike's News and W. W. Arcade. Though the collection is limited as of now, they are looking for more such vintage signs. Chances are you will find a growing number of these long luminous signs, giving an insight of the town's commercial past.
The High Level Bridge cuts across the North Saskatchewan River and joins the southern part of Edmonton with the Strathcona district which was once considered to be a different city. Today, the bridge accommodates streetcars, light rail trains and people on foot. On special occasions and red letter days, the entire bridge is lit up with LED lights. Constructed in the year 1913, the bridge is considered to be a heritage site of the city and is also host to several cultural and awareness programs.