Homes for Sale in Edmonton
AUDREY ABUAN - RE/MAX Real Estate REALTOR®
Homes for sale in Prince Rupert Edmonton are located near Kingsway Garden Mall and N.A.I.T., Many Prince Rupert properties have recently been purchased and new infill development is now occuring. The triangle-shaped neighbourhood of Prince Rupert is wholly contained within the old Hudson's Bay Company land reserve. During the pre-World War I land boom, the Company decided to subdivide a portion of this property. In preparation for subdivision, Portage Avenue was paved and street car tracks were laid down. The avenue was later renamed Kingsway in honour of King George VI’s visit in 1939.
Mixtures of housing forms are located in Prince Rupert’s centre, clustering around a school and small commercial plaza. Large-scale commercial and industrial land uses are situated west of 119 Street. This community was named after the Prince Rupert Golf Course, which was operated by the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) on its reserve property between 1930 and 1951. The golf course, and subsequently was named after the first governor of HBC. Prince Rupert was the nephew of King Charles II and was given a royal charter that enabled him to engage in fur trading. His trading area was known as Rupert’s Land.