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Avenue Initiative Revitalization
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The Avenue Initiative is Edmonton’s pioneer neighbourhood revitalization project. Council approved the strategy in 2005 and implementation began in 2006. The Avenue Initiative is a community-led, city supported revitalization project that is working to transform this historic area, improving both its social and physical aspects.
Avenue Initiative Revitalization Strategy
End Poverty Edmonton
Edmonton Community Development Company
Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues
Edmonton Arts Council
Edmonton Chamber of Volunteer Organizations
Community Services Advisory Board
Edmonton NW Police Division
Avenue Initiative District Council Partners
Rat Creek Press
Alberta Avenue Business Association
Arts on the Avenue
City projects within the Revitalization neighbourhood(s):
Streetscape Improvements on 78 Street - Wayne Gretzky Drive
Eastwood and Elmwood Park reconstruction
Old Alberta Cycle Building Site/Arts Common 118
As implementation of the Revitalization strategy moves forward, the voices, wisdom and perspectives of community members will continue to feature prominently.
Residents, local organizations and businesses can access program funding for community-led initiatives through the
Revitalization Matching Fund or Small Sparks Grant.