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The City of Edmonton is financing $99 million in infrastructure investments with revenues from The Quarters Downtown Community Revitalization Levy. These capital investments include upgrading drainage and sanitary services to handle the higher-density residential and commercial development, as well as streetscaping improvements and a new park design and construction. These projects are helping to transform The Quarters Downtown into a diverse and inclusive community.

City-Led Projects

Boyle Renaissance Phase III - Underway, Phase I & II - Complete
Phase I and II

Boyle Renaissance meets the housing, social, recreation and service needs of current residents and welcomes new neighbours to the community.

Phase III

The City of Edmonton continues to implement the Boyle Street Renaissance Master Plan in the area north of 104 Avenue and Boyle Renaissance.

Building and site assessments are underway to achieve the vision and concept plan contained in the Final Report of the Boyle Renaissance Advisory Committee II.  

Community Walking Map - Underway

The City of Edmonton is currently working on the Boyle Street and Quarters Downtown walking map. The City will be asking the community for feedback on the first draft, with the goal to have the map ready for spring 2018.  

To get involved or for more information on the walking map initiative, email walkedmonton@edmonton.ca.

Jasper Avenue New Vision - Underway

Jasper Avenue New Vision intends to re-establish Jasper Avenue, from 92 to 109 Street, as one of Edmonton’s main streets, making it a place all Edmontonians can be proud of, as well as a symbol of the vitality of the downtown and Edmonton as a whole. For more information, visit the project web page.

Kinistinâw Park - Underway

Kinistinâw Park will be the newest park and community gathering place in The Quarters Downtown. Construction is expected to begin in 2018. To learn more about the park plans, visit the project web page

Open Space Master Plan - Underway

The Open Space Master Plan project will develop new strategies for providing open spaces and improving the public realm to meet the needs of a growing residential population, attract families and visitors, and support a vibrant downtown.

Sign up for the Downtown newsletter for project updates.

Valley Line LRT- Underway

The Valley Line LRT (9.38 MB) will have a stop in The Quarters, which will be located along 102 Avenue between 96 and 97 Street.  To stay up to date on the progress of the LRT, visit transedlrt.ca

Vibrancy Plan - Underway

The City supports arts and culture initiatives to activate the street and draw people to the neighbourhood. Recent events include Impulse + Loop and Winter City Shake-Up Festival.

The Armature - Complete

The Armature - 96 Street from Jasper Avenue to 103A Avenue is the heart of The Quarters Downtown.

Private Developments

In addition to the City-driven initiatives taking place in The Quarters Downtown, several privately-funded projects are bringing life and vibrancy to the community.

Brighton Block - Underway

Plans to redevelop and restore Brighton Block are underway.

For more information visit the project website.

Alldritt Tower - Planned

For more information, visit the project website.

Artists Quarters- Planned

The Artists Quarters is an 18 storey, mixed-use development located at the corner of 102A Avenue and 96 Street. The project will contain approximately 65 live/work units (1, 2 and 3 bedrooms), as well as a community space, a shared library, workshop, and community garden. The first 4 levels of the building will also contain space for non-profit arts organizations, performance studios and retail space.

Five Corners - Planned

The Five Corners site has been sold to a private developer and the City of Edmonton has approved the development permit. More details on what will be built on the site to come.

Questions about the development permit can be directed to Carman Yeung at carman.yeung@edmonton.ca.

Ukrainian Canadian Archives and Museums of Alberta - Planned

The Ukrainian Canadian Archives and Museum of Alberta is building a new museum, archives and library facility on Jasper Avenue. For more information about the project, visit the project website.

Hyatt Place Edmonton/Downtown- Complete

Hyatt Place Hotel

The Hyatt Place Edmonton/Downtown is the first hotel to be built in Downtown Edmonton in 30 years. Built by the award-winning Dub Architects Ltd, this stunning building is the entranceway to the Armature.

The already-iconic hotel has 255 guest rooms, 11,000 square feet of meeting and event space as well as commercial retail space on the main floor. The hotel opened in the fall of 2016.

For More Information

Urban Renewal

Telephone

311

Email urbanrenewal@edmonton.ca

Mary Ann Debrinski

Economic Development
Regional and Economic Development
9th floor, 10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0J4

Title Director, Urban Renewal
Telephone

311

Email urbanrenewal@edmonton.ca

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