Community Spotlight ? Laurier Heights

Laurier Heights is a well established residential neighbourhood in the west end. The community is defined on the north by 87th Avenue, the west by 149th Street, south by the Whitemud Drive and east by the North Saskatchewan River Valley.  

Edmonton River Valley
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Neighbourhood Facts

The neighbourhood, which owes its name to seventh Canadian Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier, is composed primarily of owner-occupied, detached, single-family dwellings, with a small number of low-rise apartments as well. The majority of construction took place between World War 2 and 1960 with a third of the home constructed in the 1970’s. This is a well established and quiet area with many residents over the age of 60.

Parks and Green Spaces

There are ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in and around Laurier Heights. Residents can take advantage of the nearby Valley Zoo, as well as Laurier Park- a popular site for picnicking. Hawrelak Park, accessed from a footbridge in the River Valley just northeast of the neighbourhood, offers scenic hiking trails.

Edmonton Valley Zoo Entrance
Photo: City of Edmonton

? Single Family listings sold in the last 90 days: 13
Average days on market ?: 43
Average price sold in the last 90 days: $890, 461
Single family listings ?currently for sale: 21
Average Single family ? price currently for sale: $1,259,041

Nearby Amenities

Designated Schools:

  • Laurier Heights School (K-9)
  • Ross Sheppard High School (10-12)

Restaurants:

  • Wild Earth Cafe
  • PiccoLino Italian Bistro
  • Cafe Blackbird
  • Delux Burger Bar

Shopping:

  • West Edmonton Mall
  • Meadowlark Mall
  • Cob’s Bread
  • Bella Casa Design Centre

Entertainment and Things to Do:

  • West Edmonton Mall
  • Cineplex
  • Valley Zoo
  • Walking trails and ravine
  • Laurier Heights Park Spray Deck
Laurier Heights Park
Credit: Dr.Joe Lizotte

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