Monthly Archives: May 2019

    • 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
    • Strathcona

      Development in Strathcona began with the arrival of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway line in 1891. Early development centred on the area of Whyte (82nd) Avenue, now called Old Strathcona.…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Cloverdale

      Cloverdale is situated along the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River near the centre of the city. Settlement of Cloverdale began in the 1870s when two farms were established…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Bonnie Doon

      At the turn of the 20th century, the cities of Edmonton and Strathcona were engaged in an intense rivalry to attract growth. This competition and nationwide land boom led both…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz

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