Brevoort Park, Saskatoon

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Brevoort Park
City of Saskatoon neighbourhood
Brevoort Park North
Brevoort Park North
Brevoort Park location map
Brevoort Park location map
Coordinates: 52°6′36″N 106°36′35″W / 52.11000°N 106.60972°W / 52.11000; -106.60972Coordinates: 52°6′36″N 106°36′35″W / 52.11000°N 106.60972°W / 52.11000; -106.60972
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
City Saskatoon
Suburban Development Area Nutana
Neighbourhood Brevoort Park
Annexed 1955-1959
Construction 1961-1970
Government
 • Type Municipal (Ward 8)
 • Administrative body Saskatoon City Council
 • Councillor Glen Penner
Area
 • Total 1.22 km2 (0.47 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 3,424
 • Average Income $52,098
Time zone UTC (UTC-6)
Website Brevoort Park Community Association

Brevoort Park is a primarily residential neighbourhood located in the southeast part of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. It includes part of the 8th Street business district. Just over half of its dwellings are single detached houses, with a sizeable minority of duplex or apartment-style multiple unit dwellings. As of 2007, the area is home to 3,424 residents. The neighbourhood is considered a middle-income area, with an average family income of $52,098, and a home ownership rate of 54.0%. [1] According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $325,447.[2]

History[edit]

The land where Brevoort Park now exists was annexed in the period between 1955 and 1959,[3] and home construction was at its peak from 1961 until 1970.[1] Brevoort Park School was built starting in 1963 and opened in 1964.[4]

Government and politics[edit]

Brevoort Park exists within the federal electoral district of Blackstrap. It is currently represented by Lynne Yelich of the Conservative Party of Canada, first elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2004 and 2006.

Provincially, the area is within the constituency of Saskatoon Greystone. It is currently represented by Rob Norris of the Saskatchewan Party, first elected in 2007.

In Saskatoon's non-partisan municipal politics, Brevoort Park lies within ward 8. It is currently represented by Councillor Glen Penner, who has served on city council during four periods: 1972-1976, 1979-1982, 1988-1994, and 2000-present.

Institutions[edit]

Education[edit]

Brevoort Park School
Brevoort-Park-School.jpg
Address
2809 Early Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7H 3K4,
Information
School type Public Elementary
School district Saskatoon Public School Division
Principal Eileen Deneiko
Vice principal Kendall Pierce
Classes offered Kindergarten to Grade 8
Hours in school day 6
Mascot Bobcat
Website
St. Matthew School
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St. Matthew School
Address
1508 Arlington Avenue
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7H 2Y2,
Information
School type Separate Elementary
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic
School board Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Division
Principal Rivard, F.
Vice principal Shewchuk, L.
Grades Kindergarten to Grade 8
Website

Parks and recreation[edit]

  • Brevoort Park South - 3.6 acres (1.5 ha)
  • Brevoort Park North - 15.6 acres (6.3 ha)

The Brevoort Park Community Association coordinates sports for children/youth, delivers fitness, recreation, and leisure programs, and organizes special events for residents.[7]

Commercial[edit]

Brevoort Park's northern border is part of the 8th Street business district, which includes a large McNally Robinson bookstore. There is also a small collection of businesses in the center of the neighbourhood on Early Drive.

Location[edit]

Brevoort Park is located within the Nutana Suburban Development Area. It is bounded by 8th Street to the north, Circle Drive to the east, Taylor Street to the south, and Preston Avenue to the west. Inside those boundaries, the roads are a mix of local and collector roads. Brevoort Park's streets are named after Saskatoon's early pioneers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brevoort Park neighbourhood profile" (PDF). City of Saskatoon - City Planning Branch. 2007. Retrieved 2009-09-02. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Brevoort Park". Saskatoon Realty. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Populace Spring 2006" (PDF). City of Saskatoon - City Planning Branch. 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-12-01. Retrieved 2008-03-14. 
  4. ^ Blashill, Lorraine (1982). E.T. Russell, ed. From a little stone school... History of Saskatoon Public Schools. Modern Press Ltd. p. 119. 
  5. ^ "Brevoort Park School". Saskatoon Public School Division. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 
  6. ^ "St. Matthew School". Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 
  7. ^ "Brevoort Park Community Association". City of Saskatoon - Community Services Department. Retrieved 2009-09-01. 

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