Alberta Avenue Community League

League Founded:  1922
First President:
  H. Clarke…
In 1894, a two block area on what is now 118th Avenue, between 90th and 92nd Streets, was cleared of bush and subdivided.  The area was called Fairview and was a part of North Edmonton Village until 1912 when it was amalgamated with Edmonton.
H.A. Gray School was

Norwood Foundry

91 Street and 111 Avenue…
Norwood Foundry  was established in 1922 by Squire Hearn and many of his colleagues who came from the recently closed-down Western Foundry. Five years later, Hearn sold the operation to Ernest Buker, who ran Norwood for 50 years. In the early years most of the work was oriented toward agricultural

Cromdale Hotel

Cromdale Hotel

Once She was Beautiful: A Short History of the Cromdale Hotel
By Jonathan Weller
Published in the May Issue of the Rat Creek Press…
Built: 1954
Original Owners: Don Johnson, Pat Gianonne, J. B Starky
An imposing monument of the area, the Cromdale Hotel stands as a contentious symbol of the changes seen along the