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One of the oldest neighbourhoods in inner-city Edmonton, Garneau was initially a part of the Town of Strathcona and was later developed more fully after 1912 when Edmonton and Strathcona were amalgamated. Since its first development, the addition of nearby fixtures like the University of Alberta and the Whyte Avenue commercial area, has had a significant impact on the residential makeup of the neighbourhood of Garneau. Though some of the community’s original single family detached homes are still to be found, the bulk of the neighbourhood’s residents live in row housing and apartment buildings. As a result, Garneau is a neighbourhood that will appeal to the hip, eclectic, urban dweller.Keep Reading about the Garneau Community
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Spectacular Panoramic Views Of The River Valley & Downtown Skyline - The Entire 18th Floor Is Yours! Step Right Off The Elevator Into 3923 Sq Ft Of Luxurious Living Space W/ Private Balconies Showcasing Breathtaking Views In Every Direction. The ...
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# 1902 10721 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton, AB - $1,199,500
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Excellent Value! Beautiful, Unique And Sophisticated Describe This Custom-built Home In The Sought After Neighborhood Of Garneau! This Brand New Home With 5 Bedrooms And A Total Developed Area Of 3644 Sq.ft Is Situated On A Tree Lined Street Wit...
Spacious 1839 Sqft Bi-level In The Heart Of Garneau. This Home Has The Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room And 4pc Bathroom On The Main Floor. Also Included On The Main Floor Is The Large Master Bedroom With A 2pc Ensuite And 2 More Bedrooms. Ups...
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You Will Find You Style In Garneau-one Of The Top 10best Neighborhoods In Edmonton Chosen By "avenue" Magazine. This Brand New Custom Built Home Boasts 2100+ Sqft In Size And Beautiful Floor Plan With Tons Upgrades. The Bright, Open Concept Main F...
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Rare Find! 4 Bedrooms On The 2nd Floor Of This Lovely 2 Storey With Finished Basement! Walk Just Two Blocks To 2 Lrt Stations And The University Of Alberta Hospital And Campus! Quality Built, This Lovely Home Has Hardwood On The Main And Upper Flo...
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Executive, 2 Story, Penthouse Condo In The Heart Of The University Of Alberta! This 3 Bedrooms, 3 & 1/2 Bathrooms, 2175 Sq Ft Condo Features A Custom Designed Kitchen & Custom Built In Cabinetry Throughout. Timeless White Kitchen Showcasing A Sp...
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Truly The Best Of Both Worlds Describes This Executive 2 Storey Penthouse In A Historic Red Brick & Limestone Building On Whyte. Enjoy Your Morning Tea & The Spectacular Sunrises Or Sip Fine Champagne While You Relish The Romantic Sunsets In The L...
What An Incredible Investment Opportunity! This Solidly-built Raised Bungalow In Mckernan Offers One Of The Best Locations In The Community - Only A Block Off Whyte, Walkable To The U Of A, And With Easy Access To The River Valley And Downtown. Th...
Garneau takes its name after Laurence Garneau, an early settler in the region. A former employee of Hudson’s Bay Company, Garneau settled the area with his wife and family in the 1870s. Today, Garneau’s boundaries have been expanded to the east, today reaching 107th Street, and also includes some academic areas. Some of the University of Alberta’s student housing, and several houses used by the University’s Greek system are located within Garneau, and the neighbourhood also has within its bounds a number of shops and other commercial businesses along Whyte Avenue, 109th Street, and 112th Street.
Though the University of Alberta continues to develop in the northeast corner of the neighbourhood, the local Garneau community has a reputation for fiercely protecting the remainder of their beloved neighbourhood in order to preserve its history. The Garneau Community League remains in constant contact with both the University of Edmonton and the City itself in order to ensure that developments do not erode the neighbourhood’s historical landmarks.
Today, life in Garneau is a diverse mixture of residential, university, and business lifestyles, resulting in a vibrant, bohemian atmosphere. The major business hub of 109th Street is home to the iconic Garneau Theatre, which was restored to its original historic state in 2009. The theatre regularly shows independent films, art house features, and cult classics. Also on 109th Street is the popular Transcend Coffee Shop, Rosso Pizzeria, and Whimsical Cake Studio, all within a single block – a clear illustration of the breadth and depth of amenities offered by Garneau living.
Elsewhere in Garneau, 88th Avenue is a popular spot housing some of Edmonton’s most popular dining spots, including the Sugar Bowl and the High Level Diner. Garneau is also a haven for cyclists, and the Red Bike Shop is conveniently located on 88th, providing local bicyclers with all they need.
Whyte Avenue is another well known commercial area located in the Garneau area. Plenty of dining, entertainment, and retail businesses are available for locals and visitors here, as well as ample opportunities for employment.
Finally, for the student seeking a unique urban living, Garneu’s proximity to the University of Alberta campus is one of the major factors that has shaped the eclectic face of this community. While 75% of Garneau’s residents are renting, and students abound, Garneau is also a diverse and charming neighbourhood in which to raise a family.
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