Author: Highlands Historical Society

Aeris Osborne Art Exhibit

Aeris Osborne is presenting her first solo art exhibition, “YEG Old Houses – Discover 11 Edmonton Home Architectural Styles” at the Highlands McLuhan House where Aeris is an artist in residence. Her paintings in this exhibit are of houses built between 1900 and 1930, some of which are in the Highlands neighbourhood. Details of the…

Historic Festival and Doors Open launches Highlands Historical Society Guided Tour

This year’s 25th Annual Historic Festival and Doors Open celebrates the theme of Education. From July 4 to 11, 2021, participation takes place virtually and with in person events. The lineup for the online events this year is found at: https://historicedmonton.ca/events/historic-festival/ The Highlands Historical Society is pleased to participate with a first ever virtual tour…

Brand New Walking Tour

Join us for a walking tour! The Highlands neighbourhood is unique; it is a living museum of Edmonton’s Architectural History. We will see buildings from before WW I, ultra modern houses, beautiful Elm urban canopy, and much more! This year, the neighbourhood renewal project will make much of “South Highlands” impassable, so we will concentrate…