McQueen is a residential neighborhood to be found in Western Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Its name honors the Rev. David George McQueen, who served 43 years as minister at Edmonton's First Presbyterian Church from 1887to 1930.
The neighborhood is bordered on the north by 111 Avenue, on the east by 142 Street, on the south by 107 Avenue, and on the west by 149 Street. McQueen Road passes through the neighborhood. The community is surrounded by a mix of residential neighborhoods and light industrial sub divisions. High Park Industrial and Huff Bremner Estate Industrial are located to the north of the community. Canora, Grovenor and Glenora are residential neighborhoods that are south of McQueen.
Woodcroft and North Glenora are to the east and High Park is to the west. In the neighboring community of Woodcroft is Coronation Park, a family-oriented place for entertainment. Located within Coronation Park is the Telus World of Science (formerly called the Edmonton Space and Sciences Centre), a major swimming pool, an ice arena, a small football stadium and a lawn bowling facility. Located a short distance to the east of the neighborhood along 111 Avenue is Westmount Centre, a major shopping mall. There is also a small strip shopping centre located at the south east corner of the neighborhood.
McQueen offers a wide variety of schooling options for children. There are five schools in the neighborhood; McQueen Public School, Archbishop MacDonald High School, St. Gregory Catholic School, Edmonton Christian School and Edmonton Menorah Academy. Located in the adjacent neighborhood of Woodcroft is the Edmonton Public School System's Ross Sheppard High School. The majority of residential construction in McQueen occurred between the end of World War II and1960.
Construction continued at a reduced rate during the 1970s before tapering off in the early 1980s. Residential construction was almost nonexistent between the early 1980s and the late 1990s when there was a sharp increase in residential construction. The most common type of residence is the single family dwelling. These account for roughly half of all residences in McQueen.
Another type are rented apartments in low rise buildings with fewer than five stories. Most of the remaining residences are described as collective residences with a few duplexes. Almost half the residents of McQueen own the home in which they reside.