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    • Crestwood

      The Crestwood neighbourhood was developed in the early 1950s. While it was initially known as the Jasper Place and Capital Hill subdivisions, City Council allowed the local community to choose…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Strathearn

      Strathearn is located on portions of land identified as River Lots 21 and 23, plus part of a section to the east by the first river lot and township surveys…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Ritchie

      Development in Ritchie began with the arrival of the Calgary and Edmonton Railroad line in 1891 and the completion of the Edmonton, Yukon, and Pacific Rail line in 1902. Early…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Grovenor

      Grovenor is an older neighbourhood that experienced development in its southern portions as early as the 1910s. Development came in surges and was in response to the pre-World War I…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Idylwylde

        Idylwylde was first subdivided and named in 1914. The neighbourhood is bounded on four sides by major roadways, and, as with other areas developed during the 1950s, the neighbourhood’s…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Parkallen

      Parkallen’s street network represents a good example of the modified grid pattern that gradually became popular in post-World War II Edmonton. The neighbourhood is dominated by single-detached housing, most commonly…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Capilano

      The North Saskatchewan River Valley and the Gold Bar Ravine encompass three sides of the neighbourhood, and 106th Avenue forms the southern boundary of Capilano. The neighbourhood was subdivided in…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Holyrood

      Holyrood is bounded to the north by 98th Avenue, the south by 90th Avenue, the east by 75th Street, and the west by 85th Street. The neighbourhood has many of the…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Westmount

      In 1878, Malcolm Groat selected his homestead on the land that is now the Westmount neighbourhood. Groat was a Hudson’s Bay Company employee and an early Edmonton settler who remained…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Glenora

      Glenora is one of Edmonton’s most historic residential areas. In 1869, Malcolm Groat claimed a 900-acre parcel immediately west of the Hudson’s Bay Reserve. In 1906, the land was sold…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz

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