The Gibbard Block is an iconic historical landmark in the Highlands. The building is situated in the heart of a small walkable retail strip – one of the few ‘main streets’ that has stood the test of time in Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods. The property has been in disrepair for some decades and is undergoing a complete renovation in 2018. To activate the retail space, Sparrow has partnered with Nate Box, founder of Elm Café and Black Box Hospitality, one of Edmonton’s most innovative culinary leaders. We are also building an 8-unit micro-habitation bed & breakfast on the 3rd floor in partnership with Corduroy Suites.
The project has received incredible support from the neighbours. The Highlands is home to many active community leaders who have come forward over the past year to offer help and to share appreciation for Sparrow’s approach to community engagement and community-oriented development.
For more information, visit www.gibbardblock.com.