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 Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type # of Listings Min Price Max Price Avg Price
Condo Units1$3000$3000$3000
Main Floors1$2700$2700$2700
Room For Rent1$1100$1100$1100
Total Rentals7$1100$4200$2614

Briar Hill Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Briar Hill School | Calgary Board of Education
1233 21 Street Northwest, Calgary
0.37 km
Alberta University of the Arts
1407 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.03 km
William Aberhart High School | Calgary Board of Education
3009 Morley Trail Northwest, Calgary
1.96 km
Westmount Charter Mid-High School
2215 Uxbridge Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.14 km
Scarboro Community Preschool
536 Sonora Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.34 km
Calgary Quest School - Spruce Cliff
3405 Spruce Drive Southwest, Calgary
2.55 km
Green Light Driving School Inc
19A Hemlock Crescent Southwest, Calgary
2.59 km
St. Francis High School
877 Northmount Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.59 km
Connaught School | Calgary Board of Education
1121 12 Ave SW, Calgary
2.61 km
Alberta Ballet School
906 12 Avenue Southwest #2, Calgary
2.77 km
Foothills Lutheran Christian Preschool
3104 34 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
2.79 km
Crescent Heights High School | Calgary Board of Education
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.83 km
Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine 阿尔伯塔针灸中医学院
628 12 Avenue Southwest Suite #500, Calgary
3.07 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
3.42 km
James Fowler High School | Calgary Board of Education
4004 4 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.72 km
Saint Mary's High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
4.07 km
MNP Community & Sport Centre
2225 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
4.27 km
Stew Hendry / Henry Viney Arena
814 13 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
4.30 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
Little Free Library
2504 13 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.10 km
Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.18 km
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
MC111, Stan Grad Centre Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.23 km
Little Free Library Charter #5913
901 11 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.71 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
2.02 km
Medical library
2.05 km
Alberta Family Histories Society (AFHS)
712 16 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
2.09 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
2800 University Way Northwest, Calgary
2.27 km
Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region
Craigie Hall, Room G203, University Court Northwest, Calgary
2.29 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
2.74 km
Nicholls Family Library
1421 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.17 km
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.48 km
Alliance Française Calgary
1721 29 Avenue Southwest #350, Calgary
3.89 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

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.

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