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Monthly Archives: May 2019


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | May 30, 2019

    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 1910, was annexed to Edmonton in 1949, and remained in agricultural use until urban development in the 1950s. Capilano’s residential makeup is almost entirely (99... Read More


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | May 23, 2019

    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 design features found in other communities developed during the 1950s. The dominant structure type is the single-family house. Multi-family structures and apartments are situated adjacent... Read More


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | May 14, 2019

    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 one of Edmonton’s leading citizens through the turn of the century. Groat’s square mile of land along the North Saskatchewan River was wisely selected immediately... Read More


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | May 13, 2019

    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 to Montreal realtor James Carruthers, who planned the area as an exclusive real estate development. When Edmonton was selected as the capital city of Alberta... Read More


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | May 10, 2019

    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. Subsequent commercial development extended along Whyte Avenue, where a streetcar line joined Strathcona and downtown Edmonton (via 99th Street) from 1908 to 1949. The neighbourhood... Read More


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | May 9, 2019

    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 there. Today, three major roadways (98th Avenue, 99th Street, Connors Road) connect to two bridges (Low Level and James MacDonald) via Cloverdale. Transportation facilities have... Read More

    Bonnie Doon

    By Peter Lukasiewicz | May 1, 2019

    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 cities on a path of rapid subdivision and expansion. The portion of Bonnie Doon that lies west of 91st Street was annexed by Strathcona in... Read More

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