Nestled in the midst of West Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, a family-like community can be found. The uniqueness of North Glenora offers a touch of history, style and community. The neighborhood was once like a tiny village before World War II. Since the War, life changed with rapid growth and excitement.
The history of North Glenora can be seen by walking the streets. Starting with a slow residential development in North Glenora beginning prior to 1946, the community started developing. There was a residential construction boom during the fifteen years following the end of World War II in 1945. This time period was the largest growth period for North Glenora. In the 1960's a small number of homes were added to the community. There has been little growth for the area since then.
When walking through the streets it is noticed that the most popular style of housing is single family homes. There are also a small number of what are known as row houses and apartment homes. The apartment style homes are designed within buildings that are rise no taller than five stories. There are also a small number of duplexes, houses that can hold two families sharing a common wall. Almost all of the homes are owner occupied with few homes offering a rental agreement.
There is one school located in the neighborhood, Coronation Elementary School. It is operated by the Edmonton Public School System. In addition, Westmount Junior High is a junior high school in the neighborhood of Inglewood to the Northeast. Ross Sheppard High School is located to the North in the neighborhood of Woodcroft and Archbishop McDonald High School is located to the West in the neighborhood of McQueen. All of the schools are close to North Glenora.
To find shopping, fun and educational activities, travel to the North of North Glenora. There is a major shopping mall, Westmount Centre. There is also a park called Coronation Park and the Telus World of Science. These amenities offer a vast variety of activities for families and individuals.
The community is nestled in midst of Edmonton bounded to the North by 111 Avenue, to the South by 107 Avenue, to the East by Groat Road, and to the West by 142 Street. Groat Road provides access to locations on the south side, including the University of Alberta and Whyte Avenue.