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Monthly Archives: June 2019


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | June 24, 2019

    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 land boom, the railway expansion, and the extension of street car service to the area. While McKinnon Ravine has influenced the layout of the lots... Read More


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | June 19, 2019

      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 street network is based on a modified grid pattern. This arrangement keeps the interior of the neighbourhood, which is predominantly single-family homes, fairly quiet. Several... Read More


    By Peter Lukasiewicz | June 5, 2019

    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 in the bungalow and semi-bungalow style. Representing a rather comprehensive plan for the period, Parkallen’s residential land uses are arranged around a central park and... Read More

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