Category: Neighbourhoods

    • Boyle Street

      Boyle Street is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Edmonton. Most of the rectangular blocks and straight streets of Boyle Street were recorded on a map of the newly created…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Laurier Heights

      Laurier Heights is located in west Edmonton. The neighbourhood is bounded to the north by 87th Avenue and Buena Vista Road, the west by 149th Street, the south by Whitemud…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • Gold Bar

      The Gold Bar area was originally known as Gold Bar Farm, which might be a reference to gold prospectors along this section of the North Saskatchewan River. The neighbourhood is…

      Written by Peter Lukasiewicz
    • 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

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