Edmonton Neighbourhood Spotlight: West Meadowlark Park

Posted by Anna Tomczyk on Sunday, December 16th, 2018 at 1:09pm.

West Meadowlark Park in West Edmonton is great for families wanting space from the busy downtown area without sacrificing great amenities and access to the city. This mature neighbourhood is a great place to live and explore.

Neighbourhood Facts

The makeup of homes in West Meadowlark Place break down to roughly 32% single detached homes, 31% apartment complexes, and 15% row houses. The boundaries of West Meadowlark Park are 95 Avenue to the north, 163 Street to the east, 87 Avenue to the south, and 170 Street to the west. The community has very easy access to the iconic West Edmonton Mall, with a water park, a theme park, and an epic shopping experience. It is located right across the 170 Street boundary. With almost every possible amenity that close to home, it’s a dream come true!

West Meadowlark Park’s History

West Meadowlark Park was originally part of Jasper Place, a town that amalgamated with Edmonton in 1964. Construction began then, and two thirds of the residences were built in the 1960s. Construction continued until the 1980s, making this mature neighbourhood a staple in Edmonton’s identity.

West Meadowlark Park Today

This family friendly neighbourhood is a great place to live with amazing access to the rest of the city. West Meadowlark Park is well serviced by educational institutions. There are four schools: Afton Elementary School Of the Arts, Jasper Place High School, Annunciation Catholic Elementary School (offers the IB Primary Years Programme), and St. Francis Xavier High School.

The Misericordia Community Hospital is located at the southwest corner of the neighbourhood, offering a variety of medical services close to home. There is also a great selection of leisure spots around the community including the Johnny Bright Sports Park, the Jasper Place Fitness and Leisure Centre, and the Bill Hunter Centre, located between Jasper Place High School and St. Francis Xavier High School. This community truly has everything, check out some of the homes available here today!

 

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