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Aldergrove


The residential neighbourhood of Aldergrove is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The northern border is 87th Avenue, on the east is 178th Street, the southern border is Whitemud Drive and the western edge is framed by Anthony Henday Drive.

Just over 55% of the homes in Aldergrove were built during the 1970s with most of the remainder, or 38% being built in the 1980s. By 1990 the neighbourhood was considered essentially complete. Single family homes account for 57% of the residences, followed by apartments at 23% and row houses at 20%. Roughly 66% of the homes are occupied by their owners. Considering that only half of the residents have lived at the same address for a minimum of five years, Aldergrove is considered a fairly mobile community.

The public Aldergrove Elementary School services the area. The Edmonton International Airport is easily reached by Anthony Henday Drive. The University of Alberta, Old Strathcona, Southgate Center and the south Edmonton Common are all to the south via Whitemud Drive. West Edmonton Mall is located to the northeast in neighbouring Summerlea.
Demographics
Population 5,331 Median Income $73,294 # of Homes 1,976 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Belmead


The residential neighbourhood of Aldergrove is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The northern border is 87th Avenue, on the east is 178th Street, the southern border is Whitemud Drive and the western edge is framed by Anthony Henday Drive.

Just over 55% of the homes in Aldergrove were built during the 1970s with most of the remainder, or 38% being built in the 1980s. By 1990 the neighbourhood was considered essentially complete. Single family homes account for 57% of the residences, followed by apartments at 23% and row houses at 20%. Roughly 66% of the homes are occupied by their owners. Considering that only half of the residents have lived at the same address for a minimum of five years, Aldergrove is considered a fairly mobile community.

The public Aldergrove Elementary School services the area. The Edmonton International Airport is easily reached by Anthony Henday Drive. The University of Alberta, Old Strathcona, Southgate Center and the south Edmonton Common are all to the south via Whitemud Drive. West Edmonton Mall is located to the northeast in neighbouring Summerlea.
Demographics
Population 4,672 Median Income $62,613 # of Homes 1,672 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Breckenridge Greens


The residential neighbourhood of Breckenridge Greens is located in West Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is a fairly new community with most of its residential construction being completed in the 1990s. It prides itself on being an environmentally friendly community.

The most common type of structure is the single family home, accounting for 81% of the residential inventory. Apartment style condominiums in low rise buildings of less than five stories make up the remaining 19%. Essentially, all residences are occupied by their owners.

The southern boundary is Whitemud Drive, the western is Winterburn Road, the north is Suder Green Drive and the eastern edge is framed by Lewis Estates Blvd. West Edmonton Mall is easily accessed via Suder Green Drive connecting to 87th Avenue NW. There is easy highway access to route 2 via Whitemud Drive NW. The Edmonton International Airport is also to the east, accessed by Winterburn Road NW to Highway 16 or the Yellowhead Trail.

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Brittania Youngstown


Located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the residential area of Britannia Youngstown was originally part of the town of Jasper Place. In 1964 Jasper Place became a part of Edmonton. It is home to both Britannia Youngstown Park and the Britannia Youngstown Community League. The closest school is Youngtown Elementary, part of the Edmonton Public School System. The neighbourhood does have a lower household income average than the majority of the city.

The western border is Mayfield Road, the northern is 107th Avenue and to the east is 156th Street. Stony Plain Road frames the south. The neighbourhood is surrounded by a combination of residential areas and light industrial zones. Mayfield in the north, High Park in the north east, Canora in the east, West Jasper Place to the south east and Glenwood to the south are residential neighbours. Place LaRue to the south west and Stone Industrial to the west are adjacent commercial zones. The Westlawn Cemetery and the Mayfield Common shopping center border the south west corner.

Roughly half or 48% of the residences are apartments in low rise buildings of less than five stories. This is followed by single family homes at 40%, row houses at 6% and duplexes at 5%. Almost 60% of the available housing inventory is rental property.

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Buena Vista


Buena Vista is a part of the Laurier Heights neighbourhood in the western part of the city. This is the part of the community that runs along Buena Vista Road, thus the name. The names are interchangeable.

Buena Vista is bordered by the Saskatchewan River valley on the east and south east edges. The northern border is 97th Avenue, west of 142nd Street and Buena Vista Road where it runs east of 142nd Street and west of Valley View Crescent. The western edge is framed by 149th street and the south by Whitemud Drive.

Nearly 58% of the residences were built after World War II, between 1946 and 1960. The remainder were built between 1961 and 1970. Almost all of the residences are single family homes. There are two senior homes in the area.

There is an elementary and junior high that is part of the public school system services the area. The Laurier Heights Shopping Centre is an adjacent strip mall. Buena Vista Road gives access to the Edmonton Valley Zoo and both Laurier and Buena Vista Parks. Hawrelak Park is accessed via a foot bridge on the north east side of the neighbourhood.
Demographics
Population 4,840 Median Income $107,732 # of Homes 2,045 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Callingwood


Callingwood is actually considered to be two communities, Callingwood North and Callingwood South. The area is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The western border is 178th Street, the eastern is 170th Street, the north is Whitemud Drive and the south is edged by Callingwood Road.

The portion of the neighbourhood south of 69th Avenue is considered Callingwood South. Callingwood Elementary School services the combined area.

Most of the housing in both Callingwood North and Callingwood South consists of multi unit residences. Over 52% of the homes in both communities are made up of apartments in buildings of less than five stories and are slightly more common in Callingwood South. The southern end is also home to high rise apartments, accounting for 22% of the total housing inventory. Callingwood North has no high rise apartments.

Callingwood North claims a higher percentage of row houses at 36% as opposed to the 17% in Callingwood South. Duplexes make up 5% of the homes in both areas. Almost all single family homes are in Callingwood North, roughly 11%.
Demographics
Population 5,595 Median Income $74,105 # of Homes 1,914 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Cameron Heights


Cameron Heights is a new neighbourhood that is framed by ravines on its northern and western borders and by the North Saskatchewan River to the east. Wedgewood Heights is the closest neighbourhood, to the north of the ravine. Cameron Heights is in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Surrounded by green space on three sides, it prides itself on being an active community, with walking and cycling paths winding through the neighbourhood leading to adjacent parks. It does combine aspects of living in the country with easy access to the city. West Edmonton Mall and the Edmonton International Airport are both accessed via Anthony Henday Drive. The main roadways into Cameron Heights are Cameron Heights Drive from the south and 184th Street from the north. The foot and cycle paths continue into the city via 184th Street.

Terwilliger Park and Fort Edmonton Park are nearby, as is the Edmonton Country Club and Golf Course and the Fred Broadstock Outdoor Swimming Pool. The closest school is Callingwood Elementary.
Demographics
Population 2,140 Median Income $132,451 # of Homes 697 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Canora


Canora is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was originally part of the town of Jasper Place which was incorporated into the city of Edmonton in 1964. The western border is 156th Street, the east is 149th Street and the north is fronted by 107th Avenue. Stoney Plain Road borders the south.

Canora is mainly zoned residential but there is some commercial development along the southern edge of the area. A motel sits in the south west corner of the neighbourhood. Almost 75% of the residential inventory are rental units. Apartments make up almost half of Canora’s homes. Duplexes make up 28% of the structures and single family homes the remaining 21%. Most of the construction was done between the end of World War II and 1980.

Two schools service the neighbourhood; the Brightview Elementary School, part of the Edmonton Public School System and the Holy Cross Elementary Junior High run by the Edmonton Catholic Schools. White Hall Day Care & Out of School Care Ltd. of Canora and the Canora Community League are also available.

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Crestwood


Crestwood is one of the more affluent neighbourhoods of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It overlooks the Saskatchewan River valley and is framed by the McKinnon Ravine to the north and the McKenzie Ravine on the south. Hiking and cycling paths fan out from the community to the McKinnon Ravine and the larger river valley, which makes up the eastern border. The western border is 149th Street.

Almost 90% of the homes are single family structures and most are occupied by their owners. The remainder are apartments and the majority of these are rented. Most of the homes in the neighbourhood, almost 72%, were built between the end of World War II and 1960. Crestwood Elementary School, part of the public system and St. Paul Elementary School service the area.

Crestwood is known for its popular Candy Cane Lane, part of Edmonton’s Christmas celebrations. Each year homeowners decorate their homes with elaborate holiday displays and the street draws visitors from all over the city.
Demographics
Population 2,334 Median Income $109,253 # of Homes 935 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Dechene


The rather triangular shaped neighbourhood of Dechene is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was named after Joseph M. Dechene, the father of Judge Andre M. Dechene. The neighbourhood was annexed by the city of Edmonton in 1972.

Residential development began in the 1980s, that decade producing 62% of Dechene’s housing. Just over 35% of the homes were built in the 1990s. Single family homes make up 89% of the residential inventory. The remaining homes are duplexes. Almost 97% of the homes are occupied by their owners.

Dechene is bordered by Callingwood Road on its northern edge, by 178th Street and Lessard Road on the east and south east and by 184th Street in the west. West Edmonton Mall is to the north and is easily accessed by 178th Street.

Two schools are available in the neighbourhood. One is the Good Shepherd Catholic Elementary School; the other is the S. Bruce Smith Junior High School, part of the Edmonton Public School System.
Demographics
Population 6,075 Median Income $88,548 # of Homes 1,922 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Donsdale


Donsdale is a newer neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is surrounded by open space on two sides, the North Saskatchewan River valley to the east and a ravine to the south. Lessard Road fronts the north west end and 184th Street the south west.

Lessard Road turns into 178th Street NW and gives residents access to Callingwood Park, West Jasper Place Recreation Centre and shopping at the Marketplace at Callingwood Square. Continuing north, 178th Street leads to the West Edmonton Mall. Donsdale is just west of the Edmonton Golf and Country Club.

Construction began in the neighbourhood in 1995 and all residences are single family homes. Over 99% of the homes are occupied by their owners.

S. Bruce Smith Junior High School, part of the Edmonton Public School System is the closest school, adjacent to Dechene Park just north of Lessard Road. Lessard Daycare and Out of School care are also nearby.
Demographics
Population 3,095 Median Income $114,639 # of Homes 1,168 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Elmwood


Located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the residential neighbourhood of Elmwood was once part of the town of Jasper Place. In 1964 Edmonton annexed the town, making it part of the city proper. One of the big draws is that is convenient to the popular West Edmonton Mall to the area’s north west.

The northern boundary is 87th Avenue, the eastern is 159th Street, the west is 170th Street and the southern border is Whitemud Drive. Residents have easy access to Misericordia Community Hospital to the north in neighbouring West Meadowlark Park. Other neighbourhoods that ring the community are Lynnwood to the east, Rio Terrace to the south east and Patricia Heights on the southern end. Callingwood North, Thorncliff and Summerlea take up the south west and western borders.

The closest school is Elmwood/Stratford Elementary Junior High, part of the Edmonton Public School System. Elmwood Park Community Rink and Elmwood Community League are nearby. The Edmonton Golf and Country Club is to the south.
Demographics
Population 3,471 Median Income $76,415 # of Homes 1,332 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Gariepy


Joseph Hormisdas Gariepy was an early pioneer and local merchant and the Gariepy neighbourhood is his namesake. It is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Its western boundary is 178th Street and the northern edge is Callingwood Road. The east is framed by 170th Street and the North Saskatchewan River valley borders the south.

Though a handful of homes have existed since the 1960s, major construction in Gariepy began in the 1970s. Almost half of the homes, just over 46% were built during that decade. The 1980s contributed just over 47% with just a few more homes built in the 1990s.

The single family home is the most common property, accounting for 66%, or two of every three structures. This is followed by apartment style condominiums at 13% and duplexes at 14%. Row houses make up the remainder. Almost 97% of the homes are occupied by their owners.

Gariepy Park is in the centre of the community and Dechene Park is just to the west. The closest school is S. Bruce Smith Junior High School, adjacent to Dechene Park. Callingwood Park, Callingwood Square and the West Edmonton Mall are to the north via 178th Street NW.
Demographics
Population 3,095 Median Income $114,639 # of Homes 1,168 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Glastonbury


Glastonbury is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is a fairly new residential area with all residences being constructed after 1995.

Two major roads serve the area. The Anthony Henday Drive leads to the Edmonton International Airport. Whitemud Drive leads to Whyte Avenue, the University of Alberta and the Southgate Centre. The northern border is Whitmud Drive and Anthony Henday Drive frames the eastern edge. 62nd Avenue is on the south end.

Single family homes make up the majority of residences, coming in at 72%. Duplexes follow at 18% with the remained being split between row houses and apartment style condos in high rise buildings of more than five stories. Nearly all of the residences are occupied by their owners, roughly 98%.

Glastonbury Village comprising senior housing, senior assisted living facilities and the Aging Place Campuses are in the neighbourhood.
Demographics
Population 6,489 Median Income $93,761 # of Homes 2,437 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Glenora


Glenora is one of the more upscale neighbourhoods in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Roughly one third of its residents earn in excess of $100,000 per year. This prime area overlooks the Saskatchewan River valley and is home to the Royal Alberta Museum and the Alberta Government House which both sit in the neighbourhood’s eastern end. Government House Park is located below both structures.

Groat Road borders the eastern part of Glenora, 107th Avenue the north and 142nd Street the west. The river valley and the McKinnon Ravine frame the south. The Westmount neighbourhood is to the east and north east and North Glenora is due north. McQueen runs along the north west edge, Grovenor (also known as West Glenora and Westgrove) sits to the west. Crestwood is to the south west. The Progressive Academy and the Edmonton Christian School are in the area.

Glenora is a more mature neighbourhood with close to 90% of its homes being built prior to 1970. Single family homes make up close to 75% of the residential inventory. An additional 20% are apartments in high rise buildings of more than five stories. There are a few low rise apartment buildings. Almost 80% of the homes are occupied by their owners.
Demographics
Population 5,870 Median Income $94,277 # of Homes 2,582 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Glenwood


Glenwood is located in the west end of Edmonton and is an area that contains a combination of residences and commercial business’. It became a section of the city in the mid 1960’s when the town of Jasper Place combined with the city of Edmonton.

Most of the development in the area occurred in the three decades after the second world war. At the northeast point of Glenwood the ETS Jasper Place terminal is positioned to serve the residents of the city. Also services the area is the west head office of the Edmonton city police.

75% of all residences in the neighbourhood were constructed between 1946 and 1980. Almost half, or 49% to be exact, are single family homes. 46% of the residential property in the area are apartments. The rental rate in the neighbourhood is quite high, with over half of the homes in the area being rented.

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Grovenor


Originally named Westgrove, Grovenor is an area in the west of Edmonton. There is still an office building in the neighbourhood that goes by Westgrove. It is bordered by 142nd street, 149th street, 107th avenue, and on the south the McKinnon Ravine is the divider between Grovenor and the next neighbourhood.

A main intersection through the city is Stony Plain Road, and this is located with Grovenor. The first residences in the neighbourhood were build around the ravine in the early 1900’s. According to the city website, other parts of the area go back to the 1910’s.

The railway used to be a key part of the area, but was somewhat abandoned during the 1920’s with a small resurgence during the war in the early 1940’s. It was largely used to help out with construction of the Alaska highway.

A large portion of the homes in Grovenor were build before the end of the second world war. Most of the residences in the area were build before the end of the 1980’s, with some being torn down and replaced with new properties.

Population 5,870 Median Income $94,227 # of Homes 2,582 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Jamieson Place


Named after a colonel in the Canadian forces, Jamieson Place is a residential development in the west of the city. It has quick and easy access to the new Anthony Henday drive, which makes it appealing due to it’s ease of transportation to the different areas of Edmonton. The Henday also provides a quick and easy route to the international airport.

55.8% of all homes in Jamieson Place were built during the 1980’s. Another 42% were developed during the 1990’s. the neighbourhood is continuing to develop, and according to the City of Edmonton, almost 60% of the land in the area still remains unused.

The most common dwelling the Jamieson Place is the single family home. This is the most common residence in the neighbourhood by a long shot, with 93% of the homes considered to be single family homes. A very small percentage of homes are rented out, only 3%.

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Jasper Park


Once it’s own little town, Jasper part was incorporated into Edmonton in 1964. It is now one of the smaller neighbourhoods on the west side of Edmonton. It’s borders are 87th avenue along the south, 149th street along the east side, 156th along the western portion of the neighbourhood, and 92nd avenue at the northern portion of Jasper Park.

Residents are lucky to have easy access to shopping in the area. There are two strip malls in the centre of the neighbourhood, both containing some of Edmonton’s best restaurants and shopping. There is also Meadowlark Shopping Centre, which is home to some of the finer stores catering to seniors in the area.

Jasper Park also provides quick and easy access to the Whitemud freeway and West Edmonton Mall along 87th avenue. While named after the town of Jasper Park, the neighbourhood does not contain the Jasper Park transit terminal which is located further to the north of the neighbourhood.

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La Perle


Named after one of it’s early residents who owned and operated the first general store in the area, La Perle is a community in the west of Edmonton. According to data from the last federal census, most of the homes in the area were constructed during the 1970’s and 1980’s.

Around 26% of homes in La Perle were built in the 1970’s. The bulk of residential development occurred during the 1980’s, with 63% of all residences built during this decade. Most of the area was fully developed by 1995, with the occasional tear down happening with older homes that have not been well maintained.

According to figures from the census, most of the property in La Perle are single family residences. Around 22% of the properties in the neighbourhood are rented apartments and/or condominiums. 70% of the homes in La Perle are occupied by their owner, with the other 30% being rented.

There is an elementary school in La Perle that is operated by the public system, and West Edmonton Mall is nearby with great shopping for residents in the area as well as visitors.

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Laurier Heights


Laurier Heights in an area in the western part of the city that overlooks the river valley. A part of the area on Buena Vista road is sometimes referred to as Buena Vista. Almost all of the homes in Laurier Heights were build after the second world war, with nearly 60% of homes built during the 15 years from 1946 until 1960. The remainder of the residences in the neighbourhood were constructed in the 1960’s.

There are two residences for the senior population in Laurier Heights. There is also an elementary and junior high school in the neighbourhood that is operated by the public school board. A small shopping strip mall in Laurier Heights services the residents with goods and services.

One of the bigger attractions in the city is located in Laurier Heights, the Edmonton Valley Zoo. The zoo features all sorts of wildlife including some within a petting area for children. There is also easy access to two river valley parks, Laurier Heights park and Buena Vista park. Access to Hawrelak park is also available from the area via a pedestrian bridge across the river.
Demographics
Population 4,840 Median Income $107,732 # of Homes 2,045 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Lymburn


Named after an attorney general, Lymburn is a portion of the western part of Edmonton. According to data collected in the last federal census, development of the area started in the 1970’s. During this time about a third of the properties with Lymburn were built. 44% of all homes were built during the next decade, and another 18% were built during the 1990’s. According to the City of Edmonton, development of Lymburn is not completed.

70% of homes in Lymburn are single family properties. Duplexes and row houses combined account for another 24% of all homes, and the rest were apartment style condos. The large manjority of homes in the area are occupied by their owners, with 16% being rented.

There are two elementary schools in Lymburn, one is operated by the public system and the other is operated by the catholic school board. Along the west of the neighbourhood is the Anthony Henday Drive, which provides an excellent transportation route to all areas of the city and the international airport.
Demographics
Population 6,319 Median Income $73,782 # of Homes 2,206 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Lynnwood


Located in the western portion of Edmonton, Lynnwood allows it’s locals easy accessibility to downtown, the U of A, MacEwan College (both campuses) and the West Edmonton Mall. Lynnwood became a part of Edmonton when Jasper Place joined with the city.

Over half of the properties in Lynnwood are single family dwellings on quiet tree lined streets and avenues. A good area for families, Lynnwood has a large diversity of ages within the neighbourhood. The ETS system provides good access to transportation to all areas of the city, and Lynnwood residents are able to take good advantage of the system.

There are many amenities close by including lots of shopping and services. There are two elementary schools in Lynnwood, one operated by the public system and one operated by the catholic system. There are also a junior high and two high schools located in adjacent communities.
Demographics
Population 2,336 Median Income $54,575 # of Homes 1,087 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Mayfield


Mayfield is a part of the western portion of Edmonton, as is named after a famed national aviator. His name was Wop May. Some of the residences in the neighbourhood were built before the second world war, most were built after. About 71% of all homes in Mayfield were built between 1946 and 1960. The predominant style of home in the area is the single family, but there are some duplexes, row houses, and condo apartment buildings.

There are four parks in Mayfield, making it one of the most densely populated areas of Edmonton, at least when it comes to parks. Two elementary schools are operated in Mayfield, one is run by the public school board and the other is run by the catholic school board.
Demographics
Population 6,860 Median Income $45,802 # of Homes 3,609 © Stats Canada Census Data

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McQueen


McQueen is a neighbourhood is the west of Edmonton. It was named after the Reverend David McQueen, who served the public as the first Presbyterian minister during the time from 1887 to 1930. McQueen offers easy access to Coronation Park, which offers a number of facilities to the community. Included are the Telus World of Science, a large swimming centre, and ice rink, a smaller football field and stadium as well as a place to play lawn bowling.

There is plenty of access to shopping from McQueen, and you can get to Westmount Centre along 111th avenue. Also located in the south east of McQueen is a small shopping centre that services the local community.
Demographics
Population 3,702 Median Income $76,466 # of Homes 1,660 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Meadowlark Park


Meadowlark Park is one of the better known neighbourhoods in west Edmonton, namely because of the mall which has stood in the community for over 20 years. It is now called Meadowlark Health and Shopping Centre. Originally a part of the town of Jasper Place, Meadowlark became a part of Edmonton during 1964.

90% of the homes in the area are occupied by their owners, with the most common type of property being the single family home. There are a growing number of low rise apartments in the area as well, largely due to the aging population in Meadowlark with some people retiring and choosing to live in smaller residences. There is one elementary school in the community operated by the public system.
Demographics
Population 2,767 Median Income $65,610 # of Homes 1,211 © Stats Canada Census Data

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North Glenora


North Glenora is a neighbourhood located in the western part of Edmonton. Before world war two about 5% of the homes in North Glenora were constructed. The bulk of the development of the community occured during the 15 years after the war.

There is only one school in North Glenora. It is an elementary school that is operated by the public school system. In adjoining neighbourhoods there are schools for every level of primary education, which makes North Glenora a great neighbourhood to raise a family. Shopping is available nearby at Westmount Shopping Centre as well.

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Oleskiw


Joseph Oleskiw, a Ukrainian scholar who helped to encourage immigration to Canada. Oleskiw, located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada bears his name. The neighbourhood overlooks the North Saskatchewan River valley on its eastern and southern borders. The Wolf Willow Ravine frames the north and north east and 170th Street is on the western edge. Wanyandi Road is the main road through Oleskiw.

Residential building began in the 1970s when almost 16% of the residences were developed. The 1980s saw a significant increase in construction, adding over 52% to the housing inventory. The remaining homes were completed in the 1990s with Oleskiw being considered complete by 2000.

The most popular residence is the single family home, accounting for 88% of the housing market. The remaining homes are row houses. Over 95% of the homes are owner occupied.

Beth Israel Synagogue and the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University are within Oleskiw’s borders. The Westend Community Playschool, the Rio Terrace Community Preschool as well as an Edmonton public school also service the area. Whitemud Drive, just north of the neighbourhood, gives easy access to the University of Alberta, trendy Whyte Avenue and Southgate Centre. The Edmonton Golf and Country Club is on the southern edge.
Demographics
Population 6,324 Median Income $114,837 # of Homes 2,195 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Ormsby Place


Ormsby Place, named for the creator of the city’s street grid system is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The western boundary is Anthony Henday Drive, the southern is Callingwood Road and the eastern edge is 178th Street. 69th Avenue frames the northern border. The popular West Edmonton Mall can be reached by travelling north along 178th Street.

Development of the area began in the 1970s when just over 46% of the homes were built. Another 29% were built in the 1980s with the remaining homes being built in the 1990s. The neighbourhood is considered complete.

Single family homes make up 55% of the housing market in Ormsby Place. Row houses make up an additional 34%. Apartments, mostly in buildings of less than five storeys make up 8% and duplexes make up the remainder. Roughly 76% of homes are occupied by their owners.

The Ormsby Elementary School, part of the Edmonton Public School System serves the area. In addition to easy access to West Edmonton Mall, residents are also within easy reach of the Edmonton International Airport, reached via Anthony Henday Drive south.
Demographics
Population 5,595 Median Income $74,105 # of Homes 1,914 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Parkview


Parkview is located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is actually split into two smaller neighbourhoods with 142nd Street being the divider. Valleyview is to the east and Parkview to the west of 142nd Street. Parkview (the entire area) is framed on the north by the McKenzie Ravine, on the west by 149th Street and to the east by the North Saskatchewan River valley. Buena Vista Road and 87th Avenue are on the southern edge.

Most of area’s development occurred after the end of World War II with 70% of homes being built between 1946 and 1960. The remainding homes were constructed by 1970 when the area was considered complete. The area east of 142nd Street is considered the more affluent end of Parkview. All of the homes in Parkview are single family homes and virtually all are owner occupied.

Two schools service the area. One is the Parkview Elementary Junior High School, part of the Edmonton Public School System. The other is the St Rose Junior High School, a Catholic institution. Whitemud Drive, which can be accessed by 149th Street, makes it easy for residents to reach the University of Alberta, Old Strathcona, Southgate Centre and lively Whyte Avenue, all to the south. The West Edmonton Mall can be reached by travelling west along 87th Avenue. Edmonton’s Valley Zoo is to the south east in the river valley area.
Demographics
Population 1,263 Median Income $87,451 # of Homes 505 © Stats Canada Census Data

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Patricia Heights


Patricia Heights is located in southwest Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is part of three neighbourhoods that have Whitemud Drive as the northern boundary, the Saskatchewan River on the south eastern edge and the Patricia Ravine to the southwest. The Patricia Heights section is west of 156th Street.

Development of Patricia Heights began in the 1960s when 59% of the housing market was constructed. An additional 28% were built in the 1970s. Roughly half of the homes are single family structures, the rest are apartments in buildings of less than five stories. Almost all of the single family homes are occupied by their owners.

Patricia Heights is in a triangular area that has access via two bridges that cross Whitemud Drive, one at 156th Street, the other being at 159th Street. From this point residents can easily reach the University of Alberta, West Edmonton Mall and trendy Whyte Avenue. Additional shops are available at the Pacific Heights Shopping Centre and Meadowlark Park Centre.

Schools in the area include the Pacific Heights Elementary School and the Rio Terrace Elementary School, both part of the Edmonton Public School System. The closest Catholic school is Our Lady of Victories Elementary Schools. The closest high schools are the public Jasper Place High School and the Catholic St. Francis Xavier, both reached by the Edmonton Transit System.

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Place LaRue


Place LaRue, located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is largely a commercial neighbourhood. As of 2001 there were only 75 private homes in the area. By 2005 the number had decreased to 51.

The eastern boundary is 170th Street, the north is Stony Plain Road and the western edge is Anthony Henday Drive. The southern border is made up of 100th Avenue (to the west of 176th Street) and 99th Avenue east of 176th Street.

Over 53% of the homes were built during the 1970s. Before that, in the 1960s almost 13% of homes were constructed. The 1980s added an additional 14% with the remaining homes constructed in the 1990s. Mobile homes are the most common type of residence, making up 75% of the housing inventory. There are three single family homes in Place LaRue. The remaining housing is classified as “other” types of residences. Just over 75% of homes are occupied by their owners.

The closest public schools are east of 170th Street. There are several private training schools in the area including the Anderson Career Training Institute, the Alberta Academy of Aesthetics and A&J Driving School, Ltd. West Edmonton Mall and Westgate Centre are to the south via 170th Street.

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Potters Green


Potters Green, located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is a fairly new residential area. Over 95% of homes in the area were built in the 1990s. Single family homes make up 84% of the housing market with the remainder being duplexes. 99% of the homes are occupied by their owners.

The eastern border is Anthony Henday Drive. On the western edge is Lewis Estates Boulevard and to the south is Whitemud Drive. South side destinations such as Whyte Avenue, Southgate Center and the University of Alberta can all be conveniently reached by Whitemud Drive. Residents also have easy access to the Edmonton International Airport via the Anthony Henday Drive. Travellers can also reach the West Edmonton Mall via 87th Avenue, to the east of Potters Green.

There are no schools in the area. The closest are the private Winterburn School and an Edmonton Public School on 215th Street to the north west. East of Hwy 216 the Aldergrove Community League Child Care service is available, as well as a Catholic school.

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Quesnell Heights


Located in southwest Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Quesnell Heights is part of three neighbourhoods that share common facilities. The area is bordered by the Patricia Ravine in the southwest, by Whitemud drive in the north and the Saskatchewan River frames the south eastern section. Quesnell Heights is in the area east of 149th Street.

Quesnell was first developed in the 1960s. Almost 83% of the homes were constructed in that decade, with the remainder being added in the 1970s. All of the homes in Quesnell are single family homes and almost 100% are occupied by their owners.

All three neighbourhoods are in a triangular shaped part of town which uses two bridges to gain access to the rest of Edmonton. Both bridges, one at 156th Street, the other at 159th Street cross Whitemud Drive. From these points Quesnell can easily travel to Whyte Avenue, the University of Alberta and the popular West Edmonton Mall. Local malls include the Meadowlark Park Centre and the Pacific Heights Shopping Centre.

The Pacific Heights Elementary School and the Rio Terrace Elementary School, both public offerings and the Catholic Our Lady of Victories Elementary School service the area. Edmonton Transit System offers transport to the two closest high schools, the Catholic St Francis Xavier and the public Jasper Place High School. The three neighbourhoods share a community centre.

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Rio Terrace


Rio Terrace is part of three neighbourhoods that share a triangularly shaped area in southwest Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Though distinct sections, the neighbourhoods share a community centre and area amenities. The Saskatchewan River is the boundary to the south east, the Patricia Ravine to the south west and Whitemud Drive frames the north. The Rio Terrace area is between 149th Street and 156th Street.

Rio Terrace is the oldest neighbourhood of the three. Construction began in the 1950s with the majority of development, about 70%, occurring in the 1960s. All homes are single family dwellings and virtually all are occupied by their land owners.

Access to town is via two bridges, one at 156th Street, the second at 159th Street. Both of these spans cross Whitemud Drive and give the area’s residents quick access to West Edmonton Mall, Whyte Avenue and the University of Alberta. For convenient local shopping at two smaller malls, residents can use the Pacific Heights Shopping Centre and the Meadowlark Park Centre.

There are three schools in the area, the Rio Terrace Elementary and the Pacific Heights Elementary, both part of the Edmonton Public School System and the Catholic Our Lady of Victories Elementary. Jasper Place High School, a public facility and St. Francis Xavier High School, a Catholic offering are nearby. Edmonton Public Transit provides easy access to both.

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Sherwood


Sherwood, located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada was once part of the town of Jasper Place. In 1964 Jasper Place became part of Edmonton. It is a small district, bordered on the south by 92nd Avenue, the north by 95th Avenue and the west by 156th Street. 149th Street frames the eastern edge.

Sherwood’s development began at the end of World War II and between that time and 1960 almost half of the residences were constructed. Roughly 63% of the homes are single family structures, followed by apartments at 34%. These are in low rise buildings having less than five stories. The remaining homes are duplexes. Over 56% of homes are occupied by their owners.


One school services the area, the Sherwood Elementary School, part of the Edmonton Public School System. It is located in the neighbouring community of West Jasper Place just to the north of Sherwood.

Residents have access to medical services and shopping facilities at the Meadowlark Health and Shopping Centre southwest of the neighbourhood in Meadowlark Park. The Jasper Gates Shopping Centre can be reached by travelling north on 149th Street.

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Suder Greens


Suder Greens, located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is a newer neighbourhood. Winterburn Road frames its western border and Anthony Henday Drive the east. The southern border is rather irregular in shape and is shared with the neighbourhoods of Potter Greens and Breckenridge Greens. The area west of Winterburn Road is largely rural farm land.

Development is rather recent, with the latest count in 2005 noting 269 occupied homes in the area. Of these 75% were single family homes. The remaining residences consisted of apartment style condominiums placed in low rise structures of less than five floors. Over 97% of homes were lived in by their owners.

The closest school is the Winterburn Elementary Junior High School to the north, part of the Edmonton Public School System. Residents have easy access to West Edmonton Mall by heading east on 87th Avenue. The Edmonton International Airport is located to the south of Suder Greens and can be reached by the Anthony Henday Drive.

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Summerlea


The Summerlea neighborhood in Alberta’s west section is best known for being the location of the West Edmonton Mall, North America’s largest enclosed shopping center. The mall comprises almost the entire southern portion of Summerlea. The neighborhood’s boundaries are 95 Avenue on the north end, 87 Avenue on the south end, 170 Street to the east and 178 Street to the west. Neighborhoods near Summerlea include Terra Losa directly north, Glenwood at the northeast, Meadowlark Park at the east end, Elmwood at the southeast, Thorncliff directly south, Aldergrove at southwest, La Perle to the northwest and Belmead at the west.

Many ethnic backgrounds are represented among Summerlea’s inhabitants. No single nationality accounts for more than ten percent of the area’s population, according to the census conducted in 2001. Approximately two-thirds of the neighborhood’s residents reported that they are of multiple ethnicities.

As the backdrop for the West Edmonton Mall, Summerlea’s crime statistics reflect acts that might be associated with the shopping area. Offenses involving property, such as breaking-and-entering, auto theft and shoplifting, increased threefold between 2000 and 2003. However, these crimes subsided in 2004 and actually decreased in 2005.

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Stewart Greens


Suder Greens, located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is a newer neighbourhood. Winterburn Road frames its western border and Anthony Henday Drive the east. The southern border is rather irregular in shape and is shared with the neighbourhoods of Potter Greens and Breckenridge Greens. The area west of Winterburn Road is largely rural farm land.

Development is rather recent, with the latest count in 2005 noting 269 occupied homes in the area. Of these 75% were single family homes. The remaining residences consisted of apartment style condominiums placed in low rise structures of less than five floors. Over 97% of homes were lived in by their owners.

The closest school is the Winterburn Elementary Junior High School to the north, part of the Edmonton Public School System. Residents have easy access to West Edmonton Mall by heading east on 87th Avenue. The Edmonton International Airport is located to the south of Suder Greens and can be reached by the Anthony Henday Drive.

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Terra Losa


A mixed-use residential and commercial community, Terra Losa is a newer area of Edmonton. Most of its homes were constructed between the years 1991 and 2001, and some 75 percent are condominium buildings under five stories in height. Interspersed among the condos are rental properties, duplexes and row houses. There are no single-family homes in Terra Losa. Some 93 percent of the dwellings in the area are owner-occupied.

Nearby areas include Place LaRue to the north and northwest, La Perle to the west, Glenwood at the east and northeast points, as well as Summerlea at the south.

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The Hamptons


Located in the west end of Edmonton, the Hamptons is a newer residential development consisting primarily of single-family homes. A number of duplexes are also available. Prices start at approximately $300,000 for a home in this neighborhood. Per the Edmonton municipal census conducted in 2005, there are about 206 dwellings in the Hamptons, almost all of which are occupied by their owners. The development features a walking trail and naturalized ponds.

Major roads near this neighborhood include the Anthony Henday Drive, which delivers access to southern locations such as the Edmonton International Airport. Other thoroughfares are Winterburn Road to the north and 45 Avenue to the south.

Areas adjacent to the Hamptons are Glastonbury, Granville to the north, Ormsby Place to the northeast, Jamieson Place at the east, Wedgewood Heights at the southeast and Rural West Edmonton to the south.

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Thorncliff


Just south of the West Edmonton Mall is the neighborhood of Thorncliff. When it was under development in the 1960s, some of the goals for Thorncliff were to contain urban sprawl, and to ensure access to key transportation routes. The neighborhood connects to Whitemud Drive, allowing easy travel to the Southgate Shopping Mall, University of Alberta, as well as Fort Edmonton Park.

Approximately 20 percent of Thorncliff’s dwellings were constructed in the 1960s. Residential development continued in earnest in the 1970s, when some 60 percent of the area’s homes were built. Another 17 percent of Thorncliff’s homes were built during the 1980s.

Accounting for 39 percent of the total residences, apartment and condominium buildings are the most prevalent type of homes here. Some 31 percent of Thorncliff’s abodes are single-family homes, and 27 percent are row houses. Rental units account for approximately 50 percent of the total homes in the neighborhood.

Thorncliff is an area with a transient nature. Per the 2005 census, about 30 percent of its residents reported that they moved within 12 months. Only 35 percent of the census respondents said they lived in the neighborhood for more than five years.

Areas surrounding Thorncliff are Summerlea to the north, Callingwood North to the south, Aldergrove at the west and Elmwood at the east.

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Webber Greens


Another new-development area in west Alberta is Webber Greens. Like Stewart Greens, Anthony Henday Drive is its east boundary. Winterburn Road is its west border. Local government officials are presently reviewing neighborhood structure plans regarding the types of residences to be designated for Webber Green, as well as other municipal matters.

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Wedgewood Heights


Established in the 1960s, the upscale Wedgewood Heights neighborhood is located in the west area of Edmonton. According to the federal census conducted in 2001, more than 70 percent of its residences were built in the 1990s. Single-family homes comprise 100 percent of the neighborhood’s dwellings, and 99.5 percent of those houses are owner-occupied. Many of the streets in Wedgewood Heights bear the names of famous denizens of Edmonton.

Residents of this area enjoy a spectacular view of the ravine near the North Saskatchewan River Valley. The ravine is located in the area’s southeast boundary. Anthony Henday Drive is found at the west and southwest borders, facilitating easy access to key locations in the surrounding Edmonton area.

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West Jasper Place


Once affiliated with the town Jasper Place, the neighborhood became part of the city of Edmonton in 1964 when the two locales undertook an amalgamation. The majority of West Jasper Place real estate is residential in nature. However, there is a commercial area at the north end of the neighborhood, near Stony Plain Road. The Jasper Gates Shopping Centre is a main component of the commercial development

Almost 50 percent of West Jasper Place’s dwellings were constructed in the years between 1960 and 1980. Almost 30 percent of the area’s older residences were built before the end of World War II. An upturn in construction occurred early in the 1990s. The consequence of this building boom was that one of every ten homes in West Jasper Place had been constructed during this time.

Rental apartments account for three of every five homes in the neighborhood. Smaller condominium buildings also exist in the area. Approximately 35 percent of the housing stock is composed of single-family homes. Concurrent with the large number of rental units in the locale, there is mobility among West Jasper Place’s populace. One of every five people in the neighborhood reported that they had changed residences within the last 12 months, per the 2005 census.

Neighborhoods near West Jasper Place include Canora to the north, Sherwood to the south, Crestwood at the east and Glenwood at the west.

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West Meadowlark Park


Like West Jasper Place, West Meadowlark Park became affiliated with the city of Edmonton when Edmonton and Jasper Place amalgamated in 1964. West Meadowlark Park is located just to the east of the West Edmonton Mall. The vast majority of the neighborhood’s residences were constructed between the post-World War II years and 1980. In fact, approximately 66 percent of the dwellings were built in the years between 1960 and 1969.

Single-family houses are the most prevalent type of residence, accounting for 40 percent of West Meadowlark’s total number of homes. Other residence styles include apartments, encompassing approximately 30 percent of housing stock, and row houses, which account for some 18 percent of the home supply. The area enjoys a high owner-occupancy rate of seven of every ten homes. Statistics from the 2001 census indicate that the neighborhood is composed mostly of smaller families, with 2.4 people per capita.

West Meadowlark Place is the home of Misericordia Community Hospital, situated at the neighborhood’s southwest end. Also in the area are the Jasper Place Fitness and Leisure Centre, as well as Johnny Bright Sports Park.

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Westridge


This affluent community is located near both the Patricia Ravine and the Wolf Willow Ravine, presenting desirable views for many residents. Almost 94 percent of the dwellings in Westridge are single-family homes, and the remaining six percent are row houses. Nearly 100 percent of the area’s homes are owner-occupied. Approximately 80 percent of the homes in Westridge were constructed during the 1970s, and one-fifth were built in the 1980s. Westridge enjoys close proximity to the prestigious Edmonton Golf and Country Club and Fort Edmonton Park.

Wolf Willow Road is the only thoroughfare that provides entry to Westridge and its many cul-de-sac streets. However, the northwest portion of Westridge is near the interchange of Whitemud Drive and 170 Street. This main road allows access to locales such as the University of Alberta and Old Strathcona.

In addition to the Patricia and Wolf Willow ravines, boundaries to Westridge include Patricia Heights to the east and Callingwood North to the west.

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