Glenwood, Edmonton

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Glenwood
Neighbourhood
Glenwood is located in Edmonton
Glenwood
Glenwood
Location of Glenwood in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°32′10″N 113°36′14″W / 53.536°N 113.604°W / 53.536; -113.604
Country Canada
Province Alberta
CityEdmonton
Quadrant[1]NW
Ward[1]1
Sector[2]Mature area
Area[3][4]Jasper Place
Government
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorAndrew Knack
Area
 • Total1.77 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Elevation
677 m (2,221 ft)
Population
 (2012)[7]
 • Total5,095
 • Density2,878.5/km2 (7,455/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
Increase3.5%
 • Dwellings
2,437

Glenwood is a large neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The neighbourhood has a mixture of residential and commercial development. Glenwood became a part of Edmonton in 1964 when the Town of Jasper Place amalgamated with Edmonton.

The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Stony Plain Road, on the south by 95 Avenue, on the east by 156 Street and on the west by 170 Street.

The Edmonton Transit Service's Jasper Place terminal is located at the northeast corner of the neighbourhood.

The Edmonton Police Service west Edmonton headquarters is located in the north end of the neighbourhood at 100th Avenue and 165 Street.

Residential street in Glenwood

The community is represented by the Glenwood Community League, established in 1939, which maintains a community hall and outdoor rink located at 164 Street and 97 Avenue.[8][9]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Glenwood had a population of 5,095 living in 2,437 dwellings,[7] a 3.5% change from its 2009 population of 4,921.[10] With a land area of 1.77 km2 (0.68 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,878.5 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Residential development[edit]

Much of Glenwood was developed in the 35 years following the end of World War II, with three out of four residences being built between 1946 and 1980. Almost half (49%) of the residences are single-family dwellings, with an almost equal proportion (46%) of apartments. Another 4% of residences are duplexes,[11] with 2% of the residences being row houses. Over half (55%) or residences are rented, with just under half (45%) being owner occupied.[12][13][14]

Schools[edit]

There are six schools located in Glenwood. Three are operated by the Edmonton Public School System, one is operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System, and two are independent.

Edmonton Public Schools

  • Glendale Elementary School
  • Meadowlark Christian School (Former Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School)
  • Westlawn Junior High School


Edmonton Catholic Schools

  • St. Thomas More Junior High School


Independently Operated Schools

  • Britannia A M I Montessori School
  • Crestwood Montessori School


The Edmonton Public School System's Jasper Place High School and the Edmonton Catholic School System's St. Francis Xavier High School are both located just to the south of Glenwood in the neighbourhood of West Meadowlark Park.

Jasper Place Transit Centre[edit]

Jasper Place Transit Centre
Jasper Place Transit Centre 2020.jpg
Jasper Place Transit Centre during rain in 2020.
Platforms9 bus bays[15]
Construction
ParkingNo
Disabled accessYes
Other information
WebsiteJasper Place Transit Centre

The Jasper Place Transit Centre is located on the northern end of the neighborhood at 157 Street and Stony Plain Road. There are few amenities at this transit centre except for a shelter and pay phone (there are no washrooms, park and ride, drop off areas, or vending machines).[16]

The transit centre reopened on April 9, 2020 after it underwent a $5.6 million overhaul of the bus ways, sidewalks, medians, and shelter, among other changes, as part of a city-wide $37.75 million transit centre improvement initiative.[17][18] $3.639 million in funding for the Jasper Place Transit Centre renewal project was provided by the federal government.[19]

The following bus routes serve the transit centre:[20]

To/From Routes
Belvedere Transit Centre 125
Capilano Transit Centre 1
Coliseum Transit Centre 125
Cromdale 3
Downtown 1, 3, 7, 14, 109, 111, 120, 311
Eaux Claires Transit Centre 150
Kingsway/Royal Alex Transit Centre 125
MacEwan 7, 109, 111
Mayfield Common 114, 317
Meadowlark Transit Centre 1, 118, 310
Mistatim Industrial 121, 124
Northgate Transit Centre 121, 124, 150
Rio Terrace 118, 310
Stadium Transit Centre 120, 125
University Transit Centre 7
West Edmonton Mall Transit Centre 1, 14, 109, 111, 113, 150, 311
Westmount Transit Centre 121, 123, 124, 125, 150
Whyte Ave 7
Winterburn 114, 317

School special routes that arrive/depart from Jasper Place Transit Centre include routes: 109S, 125S, and 150S.[21]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 3, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 4, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100" (PDF). City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 2, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect" (PDF). City of Edmonton. November 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 17, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  5. ^ "City Councillors". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  6. ^ a b c "Neighbourhoods (data plus kml file)". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  7. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2012 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  8. ^ "Glenwood Community League". Glenwood Community League. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  9. ^ Kuban, Ron (2005). Edmonton's Urban Villages: The Community League Movement. University of Alberta Press. ISBN 9781459303249.
  10. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  11. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
  12. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD23/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/GLENWOOD.pdf
  13. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/GLENWOOD.pdf
  14. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD22/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/GLENWOOD.pdf
  15. ^ "Jasper Place Transit Centre Map" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved September 29, 2017.
  16. ^ "Jasper Place Transit Centre". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  17. ^ Simes, Jeremy (May 12, 2017). "Edmonton to begin replacing transit centres this summer". Metro News. Archived from the original on 13 March 2018. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  18. ^ Mertz, Emily (10 April 2020). "Edmonton's Jasper Place Transit Centre reopens after lengthy renewal delay". Global Edmonton. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  19. ^ "Federal Government Infrastructure Investments in Alberta Examples". Government of Alberta. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  20. ^ "Brochures in PDF". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  21. ^ "School Service: ETS Trip Planner". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 28 August 2019.

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