Oliver Community Overview

Oliver is one of the oldest residential neighbourhoods in the City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The neighbourhood is named after Frank Oliver, an early Edmonton resident, businessman, and politician. The south east portion of the neighbourhood is also known as Grandin, with both Grandin LRT Station and Grandin School located in this part of the neighborhood.

Oliver is located immediately to the west of the downtown core, and overlooks the North Saskatchewan River valley. Located in the river valley immediately below Oliver is Edmonton's Royal Glenora Club, Victoria Golf Course, and Victoria Park. The High Level Bridge and Groat Bridge give residents access to locations on the south side, including the University of Alberta and Old Strathcona.

Oliver is one of the densest neighbourhoods in Edmonton.

The north edge of the neighbourhood was once a Canadian National Railway right of way and rail yard. This part of the neighbourhood was recently redeveloped, and includes apartment buildings, the Oliver Square and Oliver Square West strip shopping centres, and parking for the MacEwan College downtown campus.

Oliver Square shopping centre is one of several strip shopping centres located in or near the Oliver neighbourhood.

Edmonton's main street, Jasper Avenue, cuts through Oliver, and much of Jasper Avenue is lined with shops, restaurants and other services.

Along the west edge of the neighbourhood, shops and businesses line 124 Street. Just to the west of Oliver, in the neighbourhood of Westmount, are the shops and services located in another strip shopping centre called High Street.

Oliver School (public) and Edmonton Academy (private) are in the area.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

oliver Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
Capital Line Replacement Service
1 West Edmonton Mall - Downtown - Capilano
3 Jasper Place - Downtown - Cromdale
5 Westmount - Downtown - Coliseum
109 WEM - Jasper Place - Downtown
111 Downtown - West Edmonton Mall
130 Northgate - University
309 Riverdale -Kingsway/RAH

Oliver Closest LRTs

Grandin Station 0.7 km
Corona Station 0.73 km
Bay Enterprise Square Station 0.98 km
Bay Enterprise Square Station 0.98 km
MacEwan Station 1.03 km
University Station 1.23 km
Central Station 1.24 km

Oliver Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     215$750$2220$1213
Condos     58$850$4750$1637
Shared     1$750$750$750
Total Rentals     274$750$4750$1301

Oliver Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Get Cooking
MacEwan Residence, 104 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
0.91 km
Athabasca University, Edmonton
10011 109 Street Northwest #1200, Edmonton
1.00 km
Edmonton Catholic Schools Facility Services
10734 120 Street Northwest, Edmonton
1.16 km
Alberta Distance Learning Centre
10055 106 Street Northwest, Edmonton
1.31 km
Boyle Street Education Centre
10312 105 Street Northwest, Edmonton
1.37 km
Archives & Museum
10425 99 Avenue, Edmonton
1.59 km
University Of Alberta: Faculty of Extension
10230 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton
1.69 km
Progressive Academy
13212 106 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
2.05 km
Victoria School
10210 108 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
2.10 km
Connect Society's Early Childhood Services
2.56 km
Campbell College
101-11748 Kingsway NW, Edmonton
2.71 km
Inglewood School
11515 127 Street Northwest, Edmonton
2.80 km
Old Scona Academic
10523 84 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
2.90 km
Ross Sheppard School
13546 111 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
3.03 km
Edmonton Christian West School
14345 McQueen Road Northwest, Edmonton
3.40 km
Springhill Community Preschool
7730 106 Street Northwest, Edmonton
3.47 km
Strathcona School
10450 72 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
4.05 km
St. Pius X
12214 128 St, Edmonton
4.12 km
McNally School
8440 105 Avenue, Edmonton
4.22 km
Childrens Day Out Play School
10005 84 Street Northwest, Edmonton
4.35 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Oliver Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Alberta Government Library
44 Capital Boulevard, 108 Street Northwest, Edmonton
1.04 km
MacEwan University - John L. Haar Library
10700 104 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
1.16 km
John L. Haar Library - DUPLICATE
10700 104 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
1.16 km
The Alberta Library
10707 100 Avenue Northwest Unit 700, Edmonton
1.21 km
Edmonton Public Library
10212 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton
1.73 km
Winspear Business Library (University of Alberta)
11203 Saskatchewan Drive Northwest, Edmonton
1.74 km
Cameron Science & Technology Library
1-50 Cameron Library Building, 11231 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton
1.81 km
Rutherford Library
90 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
1.88 km
Bruce Peel Special Collections Library
Lower level, Rutherford Library University of Alberta, Edmonton
1.92 km
John A. Weir Memorial Law Library
2.09 km
John W. Scott Health Sciences Library
2K3.28 Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton
2.33 km
Edmonton Chinatown Chinese Library
2nd floor,, 9540 102 Avenue, Edmonton
2.72 km
Edmonton Public Library - Strathcona
8331 104 Street Northwest, Edmonton
3.05 km
Edmonton Public Library - Woodcroft (Westmount)
13420 114 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
3.14 km
McNally Library
11762 106 Street Northwest, Edmonton
3.21 km
Theatre Alberta
3rd Floor Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Road, Edmonton
3.45 km
Edmonton Public Library - Sprucewood
11555 95 Street, Edmonton
3.55 km
9621 84 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
3.92 km
La Cité Francophone
8627 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury, Edmonton
4.31 km
Libramation Inc
12527 129 Street Northwest, Edmonton
4.61 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Oliver Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Legislature Building 1.49 km
Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre 5.07 km
Commonwealth Stadium 3.51 km
Concordia College 5.41 km
Downtown Edmonton 1.88 km
Edmonton International Airport 26.44 km
Edmonton City Centre 2.01 km
Edmonton City Centre Airport 3.22 km
Edmonton City Hall 2.12 km
Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital 0.67 km
Grey Nuns Community Hospital 10.73 km
King's University College 7.12 km
Kingsway Mall 2.52 km
Londonderry Mall 8.23 km
MacEwan - Centre for the Arts 4.52 km
MacEwan - City Centre 8.02 km
MacEwan - South Campus 10.55 km
Manulife Place 1.85 km
Misericordia Community Hospital 6.49 km
N.A.I.T 3.06 km
Norquest College - Downtown 1.02 km
Norquest College - Westmount 2.54 km
Northgate Centre 6.44 km
Rexall Place 5.42 km
Royal Alexandra Hospital 2.21 km
Southgate Centre 6.08 km
St. Joseph's Auxiliary Hospital 9.22 km
Stollery Children's Hospital 2.50 km
University of Alberta 2.03 km
University of Alberta Hospital 2.50 km
West Edmonton Mall 6.57 km
Westmount Centre 2.75 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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