http://oldstrathcona.ca/ Edmonton Video Old Strathcona Business Association strives to enhance, to promote and to protect the businesses of the Old Strathcona community. “We achieve this by supporting projects and campaigns that maximize Old Strathcona’s aesthetic appeal and by working with everyone concerned to ensure the well-being of our members, their staff, their customers and their clients.
Live music and theatre, shopping, festivals, restaurants and services, Old Strathcona has it all. With over 600 of Edmonton’s coolest businesses, Old Strathcona has everything you need for a modern lifestyle in a historical district. The area offers a variety of choices including fashion, music shops, lodging, food, salons & spas, gifts, books, decor, health, sporting goods, professional services and even vehicles.
Walking down the streets of Old Strathcona is a journey into the past. It’s all here — more than 100 years of glorious history that began in 1891, when the Calgary and Edmonton Railway Company decided to complete its line from Calgary to a terminus south of the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. Despite pressure to cross the river and end the line at Edmonton, the company wanted to monopolize the benefits of future land sales and so created a new settlement it called South Edmonton.”[twitter-feed username =”oldstrathcona”] [wpgmza id=”1″]