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Old Strathcona and Whyte Avenue

Whyte Avenue in Old Strathcona has been named one of Canada’s five best shopping neighbourhoods.

Anchored by the funky, bohemian spirit of Whyte Avenue, historic buildings blend with youthful exuberance to make Old Strathcona one of Edmonton’s trendiest neighbourhoods. The city's celebrated arts and cultural community makes its home here, as does a plethora of unique local boutiques, one-of-a-kind art galleries and music shops, and trendy restaurants and cafés.

Some recent awards and accolades for Old Strathcona include: