Five months since our last update, and progress at the site of Park Avenue has been moving along quickly. The timber-framed, mid-rise residential development by Westrich Pacific Corp. has now risen 3/5 of its final 5-storey height, and is well on its way towards topping off. 

Park Avenue, rising fast, image by Forum contributor Daveography

Set to eventually be faced in a mix of multi-coloured spandrel and stone, Park Avenue will deliver upwards of 100 new residents to the corner of 105 Ave NW and 112 St NW. Located near the southern tip of Queen Mary Park, within a formally industrial part of the neighbourhood, Park Avenue is one of several new buildings in the area which have begun to transform it into a residential hub. 

Park Avenue, alternate view, image by Forum contributor Daveography

Close to MacEwan University and the shops of Oliver Square, Park Avenue is part of a trend in the area that has seen countless empty lots developed into residential uses, thereby transforming en entire quadrant. Recent photos highlight the progress to date, Park Avenue having already become part of the local streetscape. 

Park Avenue, urban context view, image by Forum contributor Daveography

Viewed above within its larger urban context, Park Avenue will soon join numerous other developments in the area. Before long, this corner of Queen Mary Park will be a bustling new neighbourhood, one which will serve to stitch the former to the adjacent Oliver district to the south. 

SkyriseEdmonton will be sure to return to this project as progress continues. For more information, check out the associated Database file and Forum thread, and as always, feel free to join the conversation in the comments section below.