Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Issue 2 Fall 2016 - Page 12

HERITAGE ARCHITECTURE A DOWNTOWN WALKING TOUR OF FERNIE As if alighting from an arriving train, begin a walking tour of Fernie at the former CPR Station, 501 1st Avenue, now the Fernie Arts Station. This tour visits 8 of Fernie’s most iconic Historic Downtown buildings and features a variety of architectural styles and photo opportunities. Beautiful deep gold and rose-tinted brick and sandstone buildings line 2nd Avenue and are unique to Fernie. Look for evidence of the 1908 fire in the form of soot and smoke residue on the brickwork. Accessible, paved sidewalks | Approx. 30 minutes – 1 hour 4 HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FERNIE 5 9th Street 8th Street 7th Street 6th Street 5th Street 4th Street 6 3rd Avenue 7 3 2 8 2nd Avenue 1 1st Avenue 12 fernieculture.ca N