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 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
Apartments     1$1300$1300$1300
Basements     1$925$925$925
Condos     1$1800$1800$1800
Houses     3$1580$2195$1891
Main Floors     1$1350$1350$1350
Total Rentals     7$925$2195$1578

Briar Hill Closest Schools

Name Address Distance
Branton School 2103 20 Street Northwest, Calgary 1.04 km
Leroux Music Studios 2114 14 Street Northwest, Calgary 1.28 km
Project Trust Calgary 1.93 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
Mosaic Learning Institute Inc 1040 7 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 2.18 km
Educere Learning Centre 665 8 Street Southwest, Calgary 2.37 km
Foothills Academy Society 745 37 Street Northwest, Calgary 2.53 km
St. Francis High School 877 Northmount Drive Northwest, Calgary 2.54 km
Alberta Ballet West Annex, 2, 906 12 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 2.77 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 Ave SW, Calgary 2.90 km
Western Canada High School 641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 3.41 km
IELTS Calgary Test Centre 515 1 Street Southeast #200, Calgary 3.53 km
IFTS Consulting Corporation 3515 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 3.53 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 4.00 km
Saint Mary's Senior High School 111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 4.07 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
Medical library Calgary 2.05 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 3.48 km
Library 1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary 3.51 km
Central Library 616 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary 3.79 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library 120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 3.91 km
Alexander Calhoun 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
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.

Neighboring Communities

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