Garneau Homes for Sale

Garneau is one of Edmonton’s oldest neighbourhoods, with many new and trendy spots to discover and explore. There is never a lack of things to do in Garneau. It is a well established neighbourhood that is close to the North Saskatchewan River Valley and has a “I just want to be here and experience things” kind of feel.

Garneau Real Estate Statistics

Total Listings: 46
Average Price: $405,547
Highest Price: $935,000
Lowest Price: $135,000

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Garneau is located just west of the Strathcona neighbourhood and just east of the main University of Alberta campus. A large percentage of residents in the Garneau neighbourhood are between the ages of 20 and 35.

There is one school in the Garneau neighbourhood, Garneau Elementary, which was built in 1923. The City Arts Centre is near by as well and can be found in Garneau Park. Braithwaite Park is another green space in the area. More about Garneau...

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Garneau’s History

Garneau is named after one of its first inhabitants, Laurent Garneau (1840-1921). Garneau was a former Manitoba Metis rebel who, in 1869, took part in the Red River uprising under Louis Riel, which led to the formation of Manitoba in 1870. He was also a Hudson’s Bay Company employee and settled with his wife and family in the Garneau area around 1874.

From the beginning, the Garneau area was an architectural trend setter and hub for the arts, with the Varscona  and Garneau Theatres being built within two years of each other. The Varscona Theatre’s original building was demolished in May of 1987, but the name and theatre company has lived on in Strathcona. The original Garneau Theatre underwent extensive restoration in 2009 to bring it back to its former 1940s glory, and is currently the home of the Metro Cinema Society.

Garneau Today

The expansion of the adjacent University of Alberta and the development of the Whyte (82) Avenue commercial area have changed the residential makeup of Garneau over the years. Although some of the original single-detached homes remain, large portions of the neighbourhood have been redeveloped into row housing and apartment buildings. University student housing and fraternity houses are located in northwest Garneau. The neighbourhood also contains a significant number of commercial businesses located along 109 Street, Whyte Avenue, and 112 Street.

With everything that Garneau has to offer it’s no surprise that it came in as Edmonton’s 7th Best Neighbourhood to live in in 2017 by Avenue Magazine.

Statistical information taken from City of Edmonton website.


Listing information last updated on October 22nd, 2019 at 11:46pm MDT.