Connaught Community Overview

The Beltline is a region of central Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The area is located immediately to the south of Calgary's downtown (south of 9th Avenue and the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks), and is sometimes considered part of downtown. The neighbourhood is bound on the south by the popular 17th Avenue, on the west by 14th Street West and on the east by the Elbow River.

The first established district in the neighbourhood was Connaught in 1905, followed by Victoria Park in 1914. When the region and its redevelopment plan were formally established in 2003, it amalgamated the inner city neighbourhoods of Victoria Park and Connaught.[3] As of 2006, there were 16,662 people residing in the Beltline and its districts.

The City of Calgary officially recognizes four separate "neighbourhoods" in the Beltline: West Connaught, Connaught Centre, Victoria Crossing Centre, and East Victoria Crossing. They are communities of equal north-south orientation and divided by Eighth Street SW, Fourth Street SW, Macleod Trail (1st Street SE), and the Elbow River

The Beltline contains a number of less formal city districts within its boundaries. These include Midtown, the Design District, Victoria Crossing Business Revitalization Zone[5] (Victoria), the 4th Street BRZ (located mostly within Mission), the Uptown 17th BRZ, the Warehouse District, and a portion of the Rivers District.

17th Avenue, which is on the southern extremity of the Beltline district has already established itself as a vibrant mixed-use area. Uptown 17th is one of Calgary's Business Revitalization Zones.[6] With a dense concentration of bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and shops, the street is effectively Calgary's primary "party street". Behind this lively commercial development are residential areas. The street also "dead-ends" at the Stampede Grounds on its east side, and is thus central to the party-like atmosphere that overtakes the city during the Calgary Stampede festival. 17th Avenue was nicknamed the "Red Mile" in 2004 during the playoff run of Calgary's NHL team, the Calgary Flames. During this time, it was not uncommon to see over 100,000 fans crowding the street and its bars and pubs on game nights.

Connaught was established in 1905, and comprises the western part of the Beltline, west of 4th Street W.

One public school is located in Beltline, the Connaught Community School. Western Canada High School is located along the 17th Avenue boundary of the community, and serves the area. One block outside the Beltline is St. Mary's High School which serves most of the Roman Catholic high school students in the area. The Calgary Chinese School is located close by along 18 Avenue SE, and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic school provides Congregated Special Program.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

connaught Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
1 Bowness - Forest Lawn
2 Mt. Pleasant / Killarney 17 Ave.
3 Sandstone/Elbow Drive
6 Killarney 26 Ave.
7 Marda Loop
13 Mount Royal
18 Lakeview
62 Hidden Valley Express
63 Lakeview Express
90 Bridgeland-Sunalta
112 Sarcee Road
300 BRT Airport / City Centre
301 BRT North
305 BRT Bowness / 17 Ave SE

Connaught Closest LRTs

8 Street SW CTrain Station 0.34 km
7 Street SW CTrain Station 0.36 km
6 Street SW CTrain Station 0.4 km
4 Street SW CTrain Station 0.47 km
Downtown West - Kerby CTrain Station 0.49 km
Downtown - West Kerby CTrain Station 0.49 km
3 Street SW CTrain Station 0.58 km
1 Street SW CTrain Station 0.75 km
Sunalta CTrain Station 0.83 km
Centre Street CTrain Station 0.88 km

Connaught Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     50$750$1885$1146
Condos     17$1200$3500$1763
Parking Spots     3$100$200$150
Shared     1$685$685$685
Townhouses     2$1650$2400$2025
Total Rentals     73$100$3500$1266

Connaught Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Alberta Ballet
West Annex, 2, 906 12 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.21 km
Art of Tarot The
924 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.49 km
Western Canada High School
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.55 km
Kickaxe Guitars
1409 11 Street Southwest, Calgary
0.68 km
Company of Rogues Actors' Studio
1232 17 Avenue SW, 2nd FLR, Calgary
0.88 km
Saint Mary's Senior High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.27 km
OHC Calgary
1212 1st Street SE, Unit 116, Calgary
1.39 km
Calgary - IELTS Test Centre
515 1 Street Southeast #200, Calgary
1.50 km
Calgary Aquabelles Synchronized Swimming Club
2225 MacLeod Trail SE, Calgary
1.64 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.08 km
Crescent Heights High School
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.39 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre
2136 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.94 km
Free House Dance Plus
2020 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.13 km
Leroux Music Studios
2114 14 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.39 km
Delta West Academy
414 11A Street Northeast, Calgary
3.50 km
Lycée Louis Pasteur, International French School
4099 Garrison Boulevard Southwest, Calgary
3.61 km
Maria Montessori Education Centre
2634 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.81 km
Branton School
2103 20 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.83 km
Windsor Park School
5505 4A Street Southwest, Calgary
4.14 km
Columbia College
802 Manning Road Northeast, Calgary
4.65 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Connaught Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Evergreen Regional Office
900 6 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.71 km
Alberta Law Libraries
0.73 km
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
0.79 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library
120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.13 km
Little Free Library - Sunalta Community Wildflower Garden
1211 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.35 km
Central Library
616 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
1.64 km
Calgary Central Library
8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
1.64 km
Calgary Public Library John Dutton Theatre
616 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
1.67 km
New Central Library - opening Nov. 1, 2018
800 3 Street Southeast, Calgary
1.77 km
Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.79 km
Giuffre Family Library
3223 14 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.10 km
Alliance Française Calgary
1721 29 Avenue Southwest #350, Calgary
2.17 km
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
MC111, Stan Grad Centre, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary
2.60 km
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.10 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.92 km
Westbrook Library
1P4, 1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.93 km
Centre de Ressources Francothèque
4800 Richard Road Southwest #100, Calgary
4.56 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
4.64 km
Riddell Library and Learning Centre
74 Mount Royal Circle Southwest, Calgary
4.71 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Connaught Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Children's Hospital 5.42 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 2.70 km
Ambrose University College 7.54 km
Bow Valley College 1.81 km
Calgary Airport 11.08 km
Calgary Zoo 3.41 km
Chinook Centre Mall 4.97 km
City Hall 1.58 km
Cross Iron Mills 27.65 km
Deerfoot Mall 7.89 km
Devry Institute of Tech 5.92 km
Downtown Calgary 1.06 km
Foothills Hospital 4.45 km
Market Mall 7.08 km
Mount Royal University 4.86 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 7.86 km
Rocky Mountain College 6.47 km
Rockyview Hospital 5.81 km
SAIT 2.58 km
South Health Campus 19.97 km
Southcentre Mall 10.08 km
Sunridge Mall 7.48 km
University of Calgary 5.37 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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