Laurier Heights Community Overview

Laurier Heights is a residential neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada overlooking the North Saskatchewan River valley. A portion of the neighbourhood along Buena Vista Road is located in the river valley, and this portion is sometimes called Buena Vista.

Edmonton's Valley Zoo, a family oriented petting zoo, is located in the river valley below the neighbourhood with access provided by Buena Vista Road. Buena Vista Road also provides access to Laurier Park, a good place for families to go for picnics, and Buena Vista Park. Both parks are part of the city's river vallye park system. A foot bridge, located in the river valley to the north east of the neighbourhood provides access to Hawrelak Park on the south side.

Whitemud Drive, with access from 149 Street, provides residents with good access to destinations on the south side, including: the University of Alberta, Old Strathcona, Whyte Avenue, Southgate Centre, and Fort Edmonton Park. Travel west along 87 Avenue takes residents to West Edmonton Mall. Residents also enjoy good access to the downtown core.

The neighbourhood is bounded in the north by 87 Avenue (west of 142 Street) and by Buena Vista Road (east of 142 Street and west of Valleyview Crescent). It is bounded on the west by 149 Street and to the south by Whitemud Drive. The neighbourhood is bounded to the east and south east by the river valley.

There is a single school in the enighbourhood, Laurier Heights Elementary Junior Heigh School, operated by the Edmonton Public School System.

Located next to Canterbury Court and Laurier Heights School is a small strip shopping centre, Laurier Heights Shopping Centre.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

Laurier Heights Closest LRTs

Metro Line JTTl Track 1.62 km
McKernan Belgravia Station 1.64 km
Health Sciences Jubilee Station 1.66 km
South Campus Ft Edmonton Station 1.8 km
University Station 1.93 km
Grandin Station 2.64 km

Laurier Heights Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Duplexes     1$1700$1700$1700
Houses     1$1900$1900$1900
Shared     1$600$600$600
Total Rentals     3$600$1900$1400

Laurier Heights Closest Schools

Name Address Distance
St. Rose Junior High School 8815 145 Street Northwest, Edmonton 0.61 km
Parkview School 14313 92 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 1.18 km
Stratford School 8715 153 Street Northwest Edmonton, Edmonton 1.31 km
Rio Terrace School 7608 154 Street Northwest, Edmonton 1.60 km
Edmonton After School Care Association (Meadowlark) 9150 160 St NW, Edmonton 2.23 km
Patricia Heights Elementary School 16216 78 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 2.52 km
Tempo School 5603 148 St, Edmonton 2.53 km
Hillcrest Junior High School 16400 80 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 2.59 km
Jasper Place High School 8950 163 Street, Edmonton 2.73 km
Annunciation Catholic School 9325 165 St NW, Edmonton 3.13 km
Montessori AMI Britannia School 9520 165 Street Northwest, Edmonton 3.32 km
Edmonton Guitar Music School - Guitar Lessons Edmonton 10917 University Avenue, Edmonton 3.47 km
Progressive Academy 13212 106 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 3.85 km
Elves Special Needs Society 10421 159 Street Northwest, Edmonton 3.96 km
Springhill Community Preschool 7730 106 Street Northwest, Edmonton 4.03 km
Old Scona Academic High School 10523 84 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 4.23 km
Edmonton Christian West School 14345 McQueen Road Northwest, Edmonton 4.37 km
Strathcona High School 10450 72 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 4.42 km
Athabasca University, Edmonton 10011 109 Street Northwest #1200, Edmonton 4.59 km
Edmonton Public Schools Archives & Museum 10425 99 Avenue, Edmonton 4.92 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Laurier Heights Closest Libraries

Name Address Distance
Edmonton Public Library 9010 156 Street Northwest, Edmonton 1.86 km
University of Alberta Archives 8170 50 St NW Unit 100, Edmonton 2.96 km
Family History Center 14325 53 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 2.96 km
Research and Collections Resource Facility (RCRF) 53.500274, -113 2.96 km
Cameron Science & Technology Library 1-50 Cameron Library Building, 11231 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton 3.02 km
Bruce Peel Special Collections Library Lower level, Rutherford Library University of Alberta, Edmonton 3.10 km
Rutherford Library 90 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 3.11 km
Winspear Business Library 1-18 Alberta School of Business, 11203 Saskatchewan Drive Northwest, Edmonton 3.16 km
Edmonton Public Library 17650 69 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 4.24 km
Alberta Legislative Library 10800 97 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 4.36 km
Summer Lending Library 14604 109 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton 4.49 km
Edmonton Public Library 8331 104 Street Northwest, Edmonton 4.56 km
Alberta Government Library 44 Capital Boulevard, 10044 108 Street Northwest, Edmonton 4.69 km
The Alberta Library 10707 100 Avenue Northwest Unit 700, Edmonton 4.71 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Laurier Heights Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Legislature Building 4.55 km
Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre 7.30 km
Commonwealth Stadium 7.60 km
Concordia College 9.33 km
Downtown Edmonton 5.50 km
Edmonton International Airport 23.18 km
Edmonton City Centre 5.81 km
Edmonton City Centre Airport 6.93 km
Edmonton City Hall 5.83 km
Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital 4.45 km
Grey Nuns Community Hospital 10.66 km
King's University College 9.80 km
Kingsway Mall 6.62 km
Londonderry Mall 12.37 km
MacEwan - Centre for the Arts 3.14 km
MacEwan - City Centre 6.12 km
MacEwan - South Campus 10.16 km
Manulife Place 5.58 km
Misericordia Community Hospital 3.08 km
N.A.I.T 7.10 km
Norquest College - Downtown 4.96 km
Norquest College - Westmount 4.86 km
Northgate Centre 10.39 km
Rexall Place 9.54 km
Royal Alexandra Hospital 6.36 km
Southgate Centre 4.55 km
St. Joseph's Auxiliary Hospital 7.35 km
Stollery Children's Hospital 2.99 km
University of Alberta 2.81 km
University of Alberta Hospital 2.99 km
West Edmonton Mall 3.39 km
Westmount Centre 5.00 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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