There are various neighbourhoods within the city of Charlottetown
, Prince Edward Island
is Charlottetown's most prestigious neighborhood, buffered from the city somewhat by bucolic Victoria Park
. Comprising houses over 100 years old as well as newer developments from the 1970s to the 1990s, Brighton is roughly delineated by Colonel Gray Drive, North River Road, McGill Avenue and Spring Park Road. Houses with proximity to Charlottetown Harbour and the North (Yorke) River tend to be more prestigious with their large lots along a former cottage area. Mature trees line newer developments along Queen Elizabeth Drive, Edinburgh Drive, Inkerman Drive, and Prince Charles Drive. Older Victorian homes are situated in Old Brighton
which is bounded by McGill Avenue, North River Road, Ambrose Street, and Brighton Road.
The neighbourhood of Spring Park
was originally a separate incorporated village located north and west of the city limits until amalgamation with Charlottetown in 1959. The neighbourhood is defined by Spring Park Road which ran from Charlottetown to the rural village. It is roughly delineated by Queen Street, Pond Street, Colonel Gray Drive and the southern boundary with West Royalty
along the north (Hermitage Creek).
This was Charlottetown's first suburb developed during the 1960s and was centred on Spring Park Elementary School, originally located on Kirkwood Drive (now used by the Charlottetown Police Department) and currently on... Read More