Homes for Sale in Edmonton
AUDREY ABUAN - RE/MAX Real Estate REALTOR®
Development of homes in Kilkenny Edmonton mostly took place during the 1960s, with infill development occurring from the 1970s onward. During the 1980s, the large strip of land that lies north of 152A Avenue and between 66 and 82 Streets was brought onto the market for development.
The dominant structure type in the neighbourhood is the single detached house, which accounts for almost 60 percent of Kilkenny’s dwelling units. The remaining units are low-rise apartments and row housing. There are also a few duplexe homes, which make up 1 percent of residences within Kilkenny. There are five schools within Kilkenny - three elementary schools, one junior high school, and one composite high school plus the Londonderry Fitness Leisure Centre and nearby Londonderry Mall,.
The name Kilkenny was taken from an inland county and town in Ireland. The name reflects other Irish names for neighbourhoods within the area, including Kildare, Killarney, and Londonderry.