Author: Johanne Yakula

Highlands Lawn Bowling Club – 100 Years!

  Lawn bowling has a long history in the Highlands. A photo exists from 1918 depicting a happy group of lawn bowlers on William Magrath’s lawn on Ada Boulevard. Magrath was co-owner of the Magrath-Holgate & Co. Ltd., the developer and builder of the Highlands subdivision in the early 20th century. Magrath was an avid sportsman,…

A Most Excellent Program…

Did you know that over 50 homes in the Highlands neighbourhood are on the City of Edmonton Heritage Inventory? These homes have met the City’s criteria for historical significance and homeowners can apply for designation. The criteria are listed on the City of Edmonton website. https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/edmonton_archives/historic-resources.aspx If a home is listed on the City’s Historic…