Westwood area Edmonton homes for sale are increasing in price! Westwood real estate listings feature more and more new builds with the revitalization of this central district. The Westwood Area use to be some of central Edmonton's best real estate buys. Today a large portion of the older houses have been replaced with skinny homes and infill properties in central Edmonton. In the Westwood area, Blatchford is a slowly developing neighborhood and once complete, will be an enviromently friendly central Edmonton district. There is still time to purchase a Westwood area real estate listings before prices rise higher.
The Westwood Area is located in central Edmonton, Alberta in real estate zone 5. It is bordered by Yellowhead Trail, 97 Street, 111 Ave and 124/127 Street.
Westwood Edmonton was annexed by the city in 1910, however, this area remained largely rural until after the WW11. The physical layout of Westwood is typical for a community established in Edmonton before 1950 with most homes built between 1945 and 1970. It remained a quiet single family neighborborhood until the 1970s.The Beechmount Cemetery in Westwood is the first cemetery founded by the City of Edmonton rather than a private company in 1900. The northearn portion of Westwood was originally called Northcote in earlier times.
Located in Westwood, NAIT was opened in 1962 on the eastern border of the Municipal Airport and led to the technical school’s early and steady expansion. Much of Westwood was redeveloped at this time, coinciding with the growth of the institution. Houses south of 120 Avenue were replaced with walk-up apartments, and the community lost some of its commercial space when the Park Plaza Shopping Centre was converted for use by NAIT.