Nathan Fillion visits Edmonton parklet named after him

For anybody who remembers the petition to call a neighborhood constructing after Edmonton-born actor Nathan Fillion, there’s someplace on Whyte Avenue to go to.

Over the previous a number of years, the Previous Strathcona Enterprise Affiliation (OSBA) has added momentary seating areas, or parklets, on Whyte Avenue to encourage individuals to spend extra time within the space.

Now, a seating space at 10342 82 Avenue NW has a brand new identify that is placing a smile on individuals’s faces, together with the person it is named after.

The Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion is out there for everybody to take pleasure in.

In 2019, radio character Lauren Hunter began a petition to construct a small constructing downtown as a part of a brand new park after the actor. The petition amassed over 37,000 signatures.

In 2021, fellow The Suicide Squad solid members, together with Margot Robbie and John Cena, threw their assist behind the petition.

Edmonton did rename metropolis corridor the Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion for the opening weekend of The Suicide Squad.

The brand new parklet is a everlasting set up by the OSBA, together with 4 others.

It may not be a full constructing, nevertheless it received the seal of approval from each Fillion and Hunter.

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