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
20 Northmount / Heritage
31 Dalhousie / Lions Park
40 Crowfoot/North Hill
65 Market Mall-Downtown West
104 Sunnyside / University of Calgary
105 Dalhousie-Lions Park
404 North Hill
792 Queen Elizabeth/Sandstone
793 Queen E/ Sunnyside

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 1.25 km

Briar Hill Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Condos     2$1300$1400$1350
Houses     7$1500$6000$3121
Shared     1$550$550$550
Total Rentals     10$550$6000$2509

Briar Hill Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine 阿尔伯塔省中医学院
1910 20 Avenue Northwest Suite #102, Calgary
0.97 km
Branton School | Calgary Board of Education
2103 20 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.04 km
Green Light Driving School Inc
1919 University Drive Northwest #202l, Calgary
1.62 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
Calgary Quest School
3405 Spruce Drive Southwest, Calgary
2.55 km
St. Francis High School
877 Northmount Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.60 km
Connaught School | Calgary Board of Education
1121 12 Ave SW, Calgary
2.61 km
Crescent Heights High School | Calgary Board of Education
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.78 km
Foothills Lutheran Christian Preschool
3104 34 Ave NW, Calgary
2.82 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.90 km
Dancing Til Dawn
121 17 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
3.20 km
Western Canada High School | Calgary Board of Education
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.41 km
James Fowler High School | Calgary Board of Education
4004 4 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.73 km
Saint Mary's High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
4.07 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre
2136 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
4.22 km
Repsol Sport Centre
2225 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
4.28 km
Stew Hendry / Henry Viney Arena
814 13 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
4.30 km
Guitarworks Inc
3625 Shaganappi Trail Northwest G004, Calgary
4.33 km
Sir Winston Churchill High School | Calgary Board of Education
5220 Northland Drive Northwest, Calgary
4.85 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
1.18 km
Reg Erhardt Library
MC111, Stan Grad Centre, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary
1.23 km
Rosedale Little Free Library
Calgary
1.71 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
2.02 km
Medical library
Calgary
2.05 km
Business Library
Scurfield Hall, 301, 215 Campus Place Northwest, Calgary
2.13 km
Doucette Library
Education Block #370, 2500 University Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.16 km
Bennett Jones Law Library
2500 University Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.27 km
Evergreen Regional Office
900 6 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.31 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
2.74 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.21 km
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.48 km
Alliance Française 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 Drive Northwest, 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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