Boyle Renaissance Phase I
Phase I site development
On January 26, 2011, excavation and demolition work began to prepare for construction of the new $6M Boyle Street Community Centre. Appliances, shelving, cupboards, tables, doors, fluorescent lighting, bathroom fixtures, copper wiring, a furnace and even the kitchen sink were removed and donated to Habitat for Humanity and surrounding community leagues and organizations.
View of the 103a Avenue side of the Boyle Street Community Hall looking North towards 96 Street on January 26, 2011.
View of the south face of the Boyle Street Community Hall from 103a Avenue and 95 Street at the groundbreaking on November 24, 2010.
A view of the demolition from the south side of the hall on January 26, 2011.
Demolition underway on the east side of the hall.
Dismantling the east side of the hall.
A pre-excavation aerial view of the Phase I site from October 2010 facing North from 103A Avenue. 95 Street borders the left side and 96 Street is seen on the right. The old Boyle Street Community Hall is seen to the right of the field with the angled white roof.
Boyle Renaissance Phase I groundbreaking
On November 24, 2010 a groundbreaking ceremony was held at 95 Street and 104 Avenue to celebrate the start of construction on Phase I of the Boyle Renaissance project.
L to R: Ward 6 Councillor Jane Batty; Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Jonathan Denis; YMCA daycare participant Jackson Roth; Edmonton YMCA President and CEO Franco Savoia; Mayor Stephen Mandel; Boyle Street Community League President Thim Choy.
L to R: Mayor Stephen Mandel; Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Jonathan Denis; Ward 6 Councillor Jane Batty.