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AUDREY ABUAN - RE/MAX Real Estate REALTOR®
Capilano’s residential makeup is almost entirely stand alone houses, and over 90 percent of these homes were constructed before 1960. Older Edmonton communities such as Capilano tend to have a higher percentage of their population in the upper age groups (50+) than do newer suburban neighbourhoods.
Capilano features many beautifully landscaped homes, streets lined with mature trees, and two parks., features two elementary schools and a community league. Capilano Mall, a regional shopping centre located in nearby Ottewell, provides residents with a variety of commercial services.
Samis Park is named after Earl Samis, who dedicated fifty years of service to recreation in Edmonton. Another local park recognizes Alexander Harold Thiele, who was an Edmonton lawyer involved with the German-Canadian community.
This area is named after the Capilano River, Capilano River Canyon, and Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver, BC. Capilano is an adaptation of a Salish word that means people of Hiap. It was also the hereditary name of the Chief of the Squamish, central coast Salish who traditionally lived in what is now North Vancouver.