Saskatoon Neighbourhood North Park
North Park is a community which is just to the north of the Meewasin Riverworks observation area and the CPR Bridge. It has access along its eastern perimeter to the scenic walking trails along the South Saskatchewan River developed by the Meewasin Valley Authority. The average home selling price in 2006 was $101,176- $139,704. Each family was approximately 2.1 residents, and 63.9% of the residents owned their own home. According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $290,594.
Location – Within the Lawson Suburban Development Area (West Side), the neighbourhood of North Park is bordered by the south Saskatchewan River on the east and Warman Road which lay parallel to each other. 33rd Street East to the south and Hazen Street demarks the northernmost limit.
Layout – Streets are laid out bordering the west bank of the South Saskatchewan River and are mainly a grid fashion. The north and south avenues which are central to the community, and corrections have been made to adapt and Empress Avenue and Spadina Crescent which run along the South Saskatchewan River.
History – There are some historic dwellings in North Park, as there was some development before World War II. Most of the construction of this area, however came to be in the decade after. The Municipal Railway opened January 1, 1913 and contributed considerably to the growth of North Park and other outlying districts. The South Saskatchewan River provided prime real estate with a view of the scenic Meewasin Valley.
Education – North Park Wilson School – public elementary, part of the Saskatoon Public School Division. North Park operated as a classroom of Wilson School between 1939 and 1954 before opening in its own 8 room school.
École St. Paul School – separate (Catholic) elementary, part of Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools.
Area Parks – Marriott Park – 0.77 acres (3,100 m2), Horn Park – 0.44 acres (1,800 m2), North Park Rec. Unit – 0.92 acres (3,700 m2).
Community – The North Park / Richmond Heights Community Association has amalgamated to provide community services for the Saskatoon area between 33rd Street East and Circle Drive utilizing facilities available at North Park-Wilson, River Heights, and St. Paul Schools.
Shopping – Shopper’s Drug Mart is located on 7th Avenue and 33rd Street. North Park also has close access to a small light industrial area of City Park to the south of 33rd Street East.
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