The Simmons building in Calgary's up-and-coming East Village neighbourhood has been a historic landmark for years. We undertook this historic restoration and maintained the integrity of the structure and inserted contemporary elements for new uses. This complex project housed three local businesses including Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, Charbar and Sidewalk Citizen Bakery; creating integrate tenant spaces with blurred boundaries. These tenants are connected to Calgary's best chefs and restaurateurs, including some Top Chef Contestants. The Simmons building blends our emblematic restaurant design with state-of-the-art restoration and historic conservation.