Briar Hill Community Overview

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is an inner suburban neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Located north of the Hillhurst and West Hillhurst communities, the boundaries of the district are 16th Avenue N (Trans-Canada Highway)to the north; 14th Street W to the east; Lane north of 7th Avenue N to 19th Street W and 8th Avenue N to the south; and Crowchild Trail, 12th Avenue N, Juniper Road, and 22nd Street W to the west. Lions Park C-Train station is located within the community. The community is built on an escarpment and is popular for its views of downtown to the south and the Rocky Mountains to the west.

In 2006 the neighbourhood had a population of 2,903. Residents in this community had a median household income of $59,502 in 2000, and there were 7.8% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 15.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 21.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 21.6% of the housing was used for renting.

In 2006, there was one school in the district:
Briar Hill Elementary School - Public

Community overview from Wikipedia.

briar-hill Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
19 16 Avenue North
40 Crowfoot/North Hill
72 Circle Route
73 Circle Route
104 Sunnyside - Foothills Medical Centre
404 North Hill
414 14 Street Crosstown
791 Queen Elizabeth/MacEwan

Briar Hill Closest LRTs

StationDistance
Lions Park CTrain Station 0.24 km
SAIT / ACAD / Jubilee CTrain Station 0.65 km
Banff Trail CTrain Station 0.75 km
Sunnyside CTrain Station 1.02 km
Sunalta CTrain Station 1.26 km

Briar Hill Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Basements     1$1000$1000$1000
Houses     6$1590$2750$1927
Shared     1$700$700$700
Total Rentals     8$700$2750$1657

Briar Hill Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Free House Dance Plus
2020 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
0.26 km
Branton School
2103 20 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.04 km
Maria Montessori Education Centre
2634 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.24 km
Leroux Music Studios
2114 14 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.28 km
William Aberhart High School
3009 Morley Trail Northwest, Calgary
1.97 km
Westmount Charter Mid-High School
2215 Uxbridge Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.14 km
Airborne Dance Center
3400 14 St NW #202, Calgary
2.41 km
Foothills Academy Society
745 37 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.53 km
St. Francis High School
877 Northmount Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.54 km
Kickaxe Guitars
1409 11 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.74 km
Crescent Heights High School
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.79 km
Company of Rogues Actors' Studio
1232 17 Avenue SW, 2nd FLR, Calgary
2.87 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.90 km
Art of Tarot The
924 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.12 km
Western Canada High School
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.41 km
James Fowler High School
4004 4 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.76 km
Vincent Massey School | Calgary Board of Education
939 45 St SW, Calgary
3.87 km
OHC Calgary
1212 1st Street SE, Unit 116, Calgary
3.98 km
Saint Mary's Senior High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
4.07 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre
2136 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
4.22 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Briar Hill Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
0.38 km
Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.19 km
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
MC111, Stan Grad Centre, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary
1.23 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
2.02 km
Business Library
301 Scurfield Hall, 215 Campus Place NW, Calgary
2.13 km
Doucette Library
Education Block #370, 2500 University Drive, Calgary
2.15 km
Bennett Jones Law Library
2500 University Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.27 km
Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region
Room 320, 3rd Floor, University Court Northwest, Calgary
2.33 km
Taylor Family Digital Library
410 University Court Northwest, Calgary
2.40 km
Gallagher Library
Room 180, Earth Sciences Building, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
2.57 km
Alberta Law Libraries
Calgary Courts Centre, Suite 501-N, 601 - 5 Street SW, Calgary
2.74 km
Nicholls Family Library at Westbrook Station
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.20 km
Westbrook Library
1P4, 1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.21 km
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.49 km
Central Library
616 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
3.79 km
Alliance Fran├žaise Calgary
1721 29 Avenue Southwest #350, Calgary
3.89 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library
120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.91 km
Giuffre Family Library
3223 14 Street Southwest, Calgary
4.14 km
Nose Hill Library
1530 Northmount Dr NW, Calgary
4.46 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Briar Hill Distance to Local Landmarks

LandmarkDistance
Alberta Children's Hospital 2.96 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 0.77 km
Ambrose University College 6.07 km
Bow Valley College 3.89 km
Calgary Airport 10.23 km
Calgary Zoo 5.58 km
Chinook Centre Mall 7.55 km
City Hall 3.83 km
Cross Iron Mills 25.99 km
Deerfoot Mall 6.87 km
Devry Institute of Tech 7.84 km
Downtown Calgary 2.50 km
LandmarkDistance
Foothills Hospital 1.85 km
Market Mall 4.26 km
Mount Royal University 5.87 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 8.72 km
Rocky Mountain College 3.60 km
Rockyview Hospital 7.96 km
SAIT 1.29 km
South Health Campus 22.79 km
Southcentre Mall 12.61 km
Sunridge Mall 8.49 km
University of Calgary 2.49 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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