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Boyle Renaissance

What is Boyle Renaissance?

Boyle Renaissance is a special planning area within The Quarters Downtown Community Revitalization Levy Area Plan. This City-led redevelopment is located between 95 Street and 96 Street, extending from 103A Avenue north to the LRT tracks. The Boyle Renaissance redevelopment is underway and will create a community that brings together a range of affordable and market housing opportunities.

Boyle Renaissance will meet the housing, social recreation and service needs of current residents and welcome new neighbours to the community. Accredited childcare, cultural opportunities, family services, park space, community gardens and social space will be located within a two-and-a-half block area.

Phase I - Completed

Boyle Street Plaza
(photo credit: Clark Builders)

The City of Edmonton has partnered with YMCA of Northern Alberta (YMCA Edmonton) and Capital Region Housing Corporation to build Boyle Renaissance phase I.

Phase I was designed by architects Arndt Tkalcic Bengert and built by Clark Builders. It includes two buildings along 103A Avenue and 95 Street:

  • The east building contains the Melcor YMCA Village affordable housing units.
  • The west building, called Boyle Renaissance Plaza, is a new community centre that includes the YMCA Child Care Centre, YMCA Family Resource Centre, and the offices, multi-purpose programming and physical activity space for the Boyle Street Community League.

This development also has ample outdoor park space for community use.

Phase I of this important project is made possible by funding contributions from:

The project also received valuable support and input of the Boyle Street Community League, area residents and other stakeholders.

Read more about the Melcor YMCA Village - Housing Facility or access the Melcor YMCA Village Brochure/Application Form.

Phase II - Completed

Boyle Renaissance Phase 2

The Métis Capital Housing Corporation has completed its new facility, Renaissance Tower. This facility offers 90 residential units that are senior-friendly/barrier-free and will cater to the needs of aboriginal people, seniors and people with disabilities.

The Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta each contributed $4.1 million to the project through a jointly-funded affordable housing grant.

Phase II is made possible by the continued support of Boyle Street Community League, area residents, funding partners and other stakeholders.

Read more about Renaissance Tower.

Mike Holmes from Holmes on Homes and his team were engaged by the Métis Capital Housing Corporation to ensure that phase II provides a quality living environment that meets sustainability and energy reduction targets and can serve as a model for future affordable housing projects.

For More Information

Melcor YMCA Village - YMCA of Edmonton

Telephone

780-426-9622 

Renaissance Tower - Metis Capital Housing Corporation

Telephone

780-452-6440