Hillhurst Community Overview

Hillhurst is a northwest neighbourhood located within the inner city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The boundaries of the community include 8th Avenue N and 16th Avenue N to the north, 10th Street W to the east, the Bow River to the south and both 14th Street W and 18th Street W to the west.

Most of the popular Kensington Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ) resides within the Hillhurst community, and it borders the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology grounds to the north-east.

Established in 1914, Hillhurst is one of Calgary's oldest neighbourhoods. The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.

In 2006, there were five schools in the district:

  • Hillhurst Community School - Public
  • Queen Elizabeth Elementary School - Public
  • Queen Elizabeth Junior and Senior High - Public
  • St. John's Elementary (Fine Arts) - Separate
  • SAIT - Post Secondary College

Community overview from Wikipedia.

hillhurst Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
1 Bowness/Forest Lawn
4 Huntington
5 North Haven
64 MacEwan Express
65 Market Mall/Downtown West
70 Valley Ridge Express
104 Sunnyside/University of Calgary
305 BRT Bowness/City Centre
404 North Hill
792 Queen Elizabeth/Sandstone
793 Queen E/ Sunnyside

Hillhurst Closest LRTs

Sunnyside CTrain Station 0.29 km
Downtown - West Kerby CTrain Station 0.53 km
Downtown West - Kerby CTrain Station 0.54 km
SAIT / AUArts / Jubilee CTrain Stn 0.58 km
8 Street SW CTrain Station 0.71 km
7 Street SW CTrain Station 0.76 km
Sunalta CTrain Station 0.8 km

Hillhurst Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     46$750$2750$1396
Basements     1$1650$1650$1650
Condos     17$1175$8000$2630
Duplexes     2$1250$3250$2250
Houses     2$2000$3500$2750
Office Spaces     2$600$2795$1697
Shared     2$650$750$700
Townhouses     5$1300$2750$1738
Total Rentals     77$600$8000$1741

Hillhurst Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
342 14 Street Northwest, Calgary
0.28 km
St. John Reception Centre
15 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
0.30 km
Pre Kindergarten Educational
211 7 Street Northwest, Calgary
0.80 km
GoForth Institute
1605-920 5 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.84 km
CityU of Seattle
1040 7 Avenue Southwest Suite 120, Calgary
0.88 km
Impact Training & Consulting
744 4 Avenue Southwest #400, Calgary
1.00 km
Stampede School
1.02 km
SAIT Senator Burns Building
Senator Burns Building, 1301 16 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.06 km
West Hillhurst Community Preschool
1940 6 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.10 km
SAIT Green Building Technologies
60 Fowler Drive Northwest, Calgary
1.28 km
E.H Crandell Building
151 Doctor Carpenter Circle Northwest, Calgary
1.32 km
Akshobya Kadampa Buddhist Centre
2120 Kensington Road Northwest, Calgary
1.32 km
Connaught School | Calgary Board of Education
1121 12 Ave SW, Calgary
1.47 km
Alberta Ballet School
2-906 12 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.51 km
CUPS One World Child Development Centre
622 11 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.68 km
Briar Hill School | Calgary Board of Education
1233 21 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.71 km
Hounsfield Heights Briar Hill Community Kindergarten
1233 21 St NW, Calgary
1.71 km
Perfect Pitch Consulting
888 3 Street SW 10th Floor, West Tower, Bankers Hall, Calgary
1.76 km
Louise Dean School-Catholic Family Service
120 23 St NW, Calgary
1.76 km
Crescent Heights High School | Calgary Board of Education
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.86 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Hillhurst Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
0.19 km
Evergreen Regional Office
900 6 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.96 km
Rosedale Little Free Library
1.04 km
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
MC111, Stan Grad Centre, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary
1.11 km
Alberta Law Libraries
1.38 km
Little Free Library
500 5 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.44 km
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.52 km
Little free library
Community Wildflower Garden, 1310 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.65 km
Afhs Library
712 16 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.66 km
Little Free Library - Sunalta Community Wildflower Garden
1211 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.67 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Hillhurst Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Children's Hospital 4.20 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 1.11 km
Ambrose University College 6.91 km
Bow Valley College 2.57 km
Calgary Airport 10.21 km
Calgary Zoo 4.29 km
Chinook Centre Mall 6.48 km
City Hall 2.49 km
Cross Iron Mills 26.45 km
Deerfoot Mall 6.91 km
Devry Institute of Tech 6.64 km
Downtown Calgary 1.16 km
Foothills Hospital 3.13 km
Market Mall 5.63 km
Mount Royal University 5.54 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 7.90 km
Rocky Mountain College 4.90 km
Rockyview Hospital 7.13 km
SAIT 1.12 km
South Health Campus 21.56 km
Southcentre Mall 11.59 km
Sunridge Mall 7.61 km
University of Calgary 3.84 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Neighboring Communities

Hillhurst Map View

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