Queen Alexandra neighbourhood ‘s north border is Whyte Avenue, the south end is 70 Avenue, and borders 109 Street on the west, to 104 Street on the east. An older area, which was once part of the City of Strathcona, annexed by Edmonton in 1912, was actually named for the wife of England’s Edward VII. The area has a variety of residences built between that time up to current redevelopments. The majority of single detached homes were built in the 1970’s, and the majority of homes are actually rental low rise apartments. Advantages of this area are the mature landscaping, proximity to vibrant Whyte Avenue and the University.
Real Estate: Majority of Queen Alexandra houses are bungalows with some two storey built from 1910’s to 1950’s. The low rise apartments are quite common and account for more than half of the neighbourhood’s residences, mostly built from 1960’s till now.
Culture, Parks, Sports: Strathcona Leisure Centre, Rollie Miles Athletic Field, South Side Arena and Athletic grounds. Easy access to the popular Mill Creek Ravine area. Walking distance to a variety of clubs and other entertainment venues.
Schools: Mt Carmel catholic elementary and junior high, Strathcona High and Strathcona Composite High Schools, Queen Alexandra and Duggan Elementary Schools, as well as Springhill preschool.
Amenities: Easy access to all types of shops, businesses and eateries along and around the vibrant Whyte Avenue area.
Derek Hulewicz REALTOR®
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