Muttart Urban District brings Connected Lifestyle to Stadium Station
Monday, July 8th at 10:30am Rohit Group of Companies will begin construction of two six-storey residential buildings with an additional commercial building starting off the development of a new district in Edmonton. The Muttart Urban District is a new transit-oriented, walkable community, offering urban lifestyle amenities, transportation options and connectivity to the Cromdale neighbourhood. The Downtown East location offers incredible access to the core, Concordia University, NAIT, University of Alberta, Grant MacEwan University and the City with the Stadium LRT Station being redeveloped next to the site.
Stadium LRT Station: After 40 years of welcoming sports and music fans to events at Commonwealth Stadium, the Stadium Transit station is being redeveloped as a bright, open, and modern facility for future visitors and residents. There will be new connections to the multi-use trails on both sides of the Capital Line LRT track, bike parking, added pedestrian track crossings and enhanced lighting. The station will include street-level barrier-free access at the end of each platform, and an additional access point to the southbound platform connecting the pathway between the station and commonwealth stadium. There will be heated areas on each platform and at the Stadium Transit Centre for busses for year round use. The biggest change will be the removal of the underground concourse bringing access to the station at street level.
Urban Parks: The Muttart Urban District is bordered on the North and South by 2 new public parks by award winning public spaces designer Claude Cormier, who has designed iconic parks and art installations including Berczy Park in Toronto , Chicago’s Lakeshore East , and 18 nuances de gai (18 shades of gay) on Ste. Catherine Street in Montreal . The stylish parks feature unique mounded planting beds with curved benches, illuminated perforated bollards and pedestrian scale lighting. The patio of the of the first commercial space in the Muttart Urban District faces the South park of the District offering open air dining and cafe experiences with a view. Multi-use trails along the River Valley connect to the urban parks and site through Kinnaird Ravine and Dawson Park, with a new multi-use trail being built along the Capital LRT line to Downtown. Resident pet owners are only a short walk away from the Cromdale and Dawson park off-leash areas.
Muttart Urban District Phase One: The new roads, new sidewalks, new parks, new multi-use trail, enhanced landscaping and infrastructure are nearing completion from Brookfield Residential, who has created the opportunity for the first vertical construction to commence.The new pedestrian LRT crossings connect the Muttart Urban District to the Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre, Cromdale’s state of the art facility offering fitness classes and equipment, an aquatic centre, hard court and astro turf sports fields, and recreational opportunities for future residents. The first phase of development from a total of 6.07 acres is a 2.06 acre site located North of Jasper Avenue on 84th Street. The first buildings from Rohit Group of Companies will add 2500 square feet of contemporary commercial space, and 243 residential units with tenants moving in fall of 2020.
The residential buildings have modern architecture and materials, enhanced landscaping, a courtyard gathering space with an outdoor fireplace, a penthouse tenant social space with views of the River valley, a music practice room, TV room and study space to make apartment living easier and less isolating. The buildings will have air conditioning, underground parking, elevators, a dog run, coded mailboxes for parcel delivery, and a rooftop yoga room. Subsequent phases of development will add a commercial main street along the new Muttart Crossing road with 5000 square feet of commercial space and close to another 500 residential units.