Jane’s Walk: Regina’s Centre Square

Previously known as the Transition Area, Centre Square is located between College Avenue and Victoria Avenue and Albert and Broad Streets just south of downtown. The current name implies its central location while the former title described the shift from single-family homes to commercial and high-density residential properties. Residences were constructed in the area after 1903. College Avenue – then 16th Avenue – was Regina’s … Continue reading Jane’s Walk: Regina’s Centre Square

Jane’s Walk: Regina Lakeview

The Lakeview neighbourhood of Regina is the residential area west of Albert Street across from the Legislative grounds. The land was originally bought by the McCallum Hill and Company in 1904. It was partitioned and sold to the city in 1911. Walter Hill and Edgar McCallum built their own houses in this neighbourhood. In a 1912, the new streetcar line on Albert Street helped boost … Continue reading Jane’s Walk: Regina Lakeview