Tag Archives: 93 Street

Corporation Works (93 Street & 105a Ave)

1912 (City of Edmonton Stables)

Pc00903_4 - Civic Stables on 93 Street - The Edmonton Bulletin, October 22, 1912 (Morning Edition), Page 9, Item Pc00903_4 - 1912

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The article above describes the civic stables in depth.

1914 (City of Edmonton Stables; Looking Northeast?)

nc-6-1138 - Street cleaning, Edmonton, Alberta. - Corporation Works and Yard - 93 Street - 1914

The building in this 1914 image is identified as the City of Edmonton Stables in the City of Edmonton Historic Resource Inventory. That inventory also indicates that the building was designed by A.M. Jeffers (City Architect). Based on the windows and the shadows in the image above it appears that it was taken looking Northeast.

2015 Google Streetview; Looking Southwest)

nc-6-1138 - Street cleaning, Edmonton, Alberta. - Corporation Works and Yard - 93 Street - 2015

1923 (Paintshop on 105a Ave; Looking East)

nd-3-2187 - City of Edmonton truck, Edmonton, Alberta. - Enterprise Dairy at 9313 105a Ave in background - 1923

The image above was taken on 105a Ave (as indicated by Enterprise Dairy Co) and looks east. The street-washingg  truck is likely pulling into the City of Edmonton’s paint shop and the City of Edmonton Stables can be glimpsed in the background (behind the cab).

EdHGIS: 1914 Fire Insurance Maps & Google Earth Imagery (Looking North)

Corporation Works and Yards

Points of Interest

  1. City of Edmonton Stables
  2. Paint Shop
  3. Enterprise Dairy

 

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Bonnie Doon Fire Hall – Eventide Home (9306 Whyte Ave)

An old Edmonton-Jasper Place firefighter I know has told me that this was built to be a fire hall but never used because of the conversion to motor units (rather than horse-drawn). The architecture definitely supports this and I shall follow up on it later…

[UPDATE]

This fire hall began construction in 1914 but was not completed due to the population loss in Bonnie Doon owing to World War I. Read more in the articles below.

1931

By the 1930s the building had become the Salvation Army’s Bonnie Doon Eventide Home; as seen in the images below

nd-3-5881 - Salvation Army, Bonnie Doon, Eventide Home, Edmonton, Alberta. - 9306 Whyte Ave - 1931

Google Streetview

nd-3-5881 - Salvation Army, Bonnie Doon, Eventide Home, Edmonton, Alberta. - 9306 Whyte Ave - Now

1932

Note the streetcar wires on the left of the below photographs…

nd-3-6071a - Staff of Bonnie Doon Eventide Home, Edmonton, Alberta. - 1932

nd-3-6071b - Men outside Bonnie Doon Eventide Home, Edmonton, Alberta. - note streetcar tracks and wire - 1932

Newspaper Clippings

Ar00229 - Excavation Begun on Bonnie Doon Fire Hall - The Edmonton Bulletin, April 20, 1914 (Morning Edition), Page 2, Item Ar00229

Ar00911 - Bonnie Doon Fire Hall - The Edmonton Bulletin, March 8, 1922 (City Edition), Page 9, Item Ar00911