In our latest entry, we briefly talked about Garneau, one of the oldest and best neighbourhoods to live on in Edmonton. We want to talk a bit more in-depth about some of the exclusive places that make Garneau one of the best areas to live in. Each of those places makes Garneau and incredible community with an enviable lifestyle. These are the 4 locations that make this neighbourhood so special.
Top 4 spots to visit in Garneau, Edmonton
We start with one of the most unique and popular amenities in the area! The University of Alberta is recognized as one of the best educational institutions in the country. This institution is ideal for most youth and people looking to continue their education further in the city and beyond. Garneau is an excellent spot for students, faculty and other employees working in the university.
Just at the northern side of Garneau, sits one of the most popular recreational spots in the city. This park is a great open space for outdoor activities and the Kinsmen Sports Centre is ideal for those who prefer indoor activities. Some of the amenities in these great locations include cross-country skiing, baseball diamond, parking, picnic sites, playground, sports fields, many excellent walking trails and much more!
If you have a passion for the arts or are looking for some activities for your artistic kids – The City Arts Centre is just what you are looking for! The centre is centrally located in Garneau and offers a great number of activities throughout the year.
This incredible historic movie theatre is still a functioning movie cinema. Built by Walter Wilson, this theatre was designed by William Blakey, a renowned Edmonton architect in 1940. This cine has been working as the Metro Cinema Society since 2011.
Thinking of moving to Garneau, Edmonton?
There are a plethora of housing options for your move to this fantastic neighbourhood! If you are looking for the perfect property try these available residences:
Live in this spectacular property centrally located in this beautiful neighbourhood. This sub-penthouse condo has everything you may want- from incredible views to excellent amenities! Make this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom property yours today.
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