Meadowlark Park, Edmonton

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Meadowlark Park
Neighbourhood
Meadowlark Park is located in Edmonton
Meadowlark Park
Meadowlark Park
Location of Meadowlark Park in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°31′30″N 113°35′56″W / 53.525°N 113.599°W / 53.525; -113.599
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
 • CouncillorLinda Sloan
Area
 • Total1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Elevation
675 m (2,215 ft)
Population
(2012)[7]
 • Total2,608
 • Density2,349.5/km2 (6,085/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
Decrease-3.1%
 • Dwellings
1,211

Meadowlark Park is a residential neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Bounded by 95 Avenue to the north, 156 Street to the east, 87 Avenue to the south, and 163 Street to the west, the neighbourhood was originally part of the Town of Jasper Place. It became part of Edmonton in 1964 when Jasper Place amalgamated with the city.

The community is represented by the Meadowlark Community League, established in 1959, which maintains a community hall and outdoor rink located at 159 Street and 92 Avenue.[8][9]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Meadowlark Park had a population of 2,608 living in 1,211 dwellings,[7] a -3.1% change from its 2009 population of 2,691.[10] With a land area of 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,349.5 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Residential development[edit]

A residential street and Hebert Hart Park in Meadowlark Park

Nine out of ten residences in the neighbourhood are owner occupied, with the most common type of dwelling being single detached houses. There are also a number of walk up apartment buildings in the neighbourhood. Roughly eight out of ten residences were constructed between the end of the Second World War and the 1970s.

Schools[edit]

There is a single school in the neighbourhood, Meadowlark Elementary School, operated by the Edmonton Public School System.

Shopping and services[edit]

Meadowlark Health and Shopping Centre is located at the south east corner of the neighbourhood at the intersection of 156 Street and 87 Avenue. The Jasper Place branch of the Edmonton Public Library is located close to the shopping centre as is a fire station.

West Edmonton Mall is located to the west of the neighbourhood along 87 Avenue.

Meadowlark Transit Centre[edit]

Meadowlark Transit Centre
Platforms2 bus bays[11]
Construction
ParkingNo
Disabled accessYes
Other information
WebsiteMeadowlark Transit Centre

The Meadowlark Transit Centre is a small transit centre located on the north side of the Meadowlark Shopping Centre, at 156 street and Meadowlark Road. There are no amenities at this transit centre.[12]

The following bus routes serve the transit centre:[13]

Destination Routes
Capilano Transit Centre 1
Downtown 1
Jasper Place Transit Centre 1, 118, 310
Rio Terrace 118, 310
West Edmonton Mall Transit Centre 1

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

Surrounding neigbhborhoods are Lynnwood and Elmwood to the south, Sherwood and Jasper Park to the east, West Jasper Place to the northeast, Glenwood to the north and northwest, and West Meadowlark Park to the west.

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. ^ "Meadowlark Community League". Meadowlark Community League. Retrieved October 12, 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. ^ "Meadowlark Transit Centre Map" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  12. ^ "Meadowlark Transit Centre". City of Edmonton. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  13. ^ "Brochures in PDF". City of Edmonton. Retrieved October 1, 2017.

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