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
18 Lakeview
65 Market Mall-Downtown West
104 Sunnyside / University of Calgary
107 South Calgary
305 BRT Bowness
404 North Hill
791 Queen Elizabeth/MacEwan

Hillhurst Closest LRTs

StationDistance
Sunnyside CTrain Station 0.29 km
Downtown - West Kerby CTrain Station 0.53 km
Downtown West - Kerby CTrain Station 0.54 km
SAIT / ACAD / Jubilee CTrain Station 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     35$775$2500$1247
Basements     6$750$1000$888
Condos     12$1150$8000$2463
Houses     9$1600$3000$2346
Main Floors     3$1200$1700$1398
Shared     1$750$750$750
Townhouses     2$1650$3495$2572
Total Rentals     68$750$8000$1613

Hillhurst Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Free House Dance Plus
2020 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.62 km
Kickaxe Guitars
1409A 11 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.65 km
Leroux Studios • Music Lessons & Academic Tutoring
2114A 14 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.85 km
Crescent Heights High School
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.86 km
The Art of Tarot
924 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.93 km
Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine 阿尔伯塔省中医学院
1910 20 Avenue Northwest Suite #102, Calgary
2.07 km
Western Canada High School
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.19 km
Calgary - IELTS Test Centre
515 1 Street Southeast #200, Calgary
2.20 km
Branton School
2103 20 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.25 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.42 km
OHC Calgary
1212 1st Street SE, Unit 116, Calgary
2.62 km
Saint Mary's Senior High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.72 km
Airborne Dance Center
3400 14 St NW #202, Calgary
3.10 km
William Aberhart High School
3009 Morley Trail Northwest, Calgary
3.19 km
Westmount Charter Mid-High School
2215 Uxbridge Drive Northwest, Calgary
3.49 km
St. Francis High School
877 Northmount Drive Northwest, Calgary
3.49 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre
2136 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.69 km
James Fowler High School
4004 4 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.81 km
Delta West Academy
414 11A Street Northeast, Calgary
3.90 km
Vincent Massey School | Calgary Board of Education
939 45 St SW, Calgary
4.54 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
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
Calgary
1.38 km
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.52 km
Little Free Library - Sunalta Community Wildflower Garden
1211 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.66 km
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.13 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library
120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.56 km
Calgary Public Library
800 3 Street Southeast, Calgary
2.61 km
Central Library
800 3 Street Southeast, Calgary
2.68 km
Alliance Française Calgary
1721 29 Avenue Southwest #350, Calgary
3.13 km
Giuffre Family Library
3223 14 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.26 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
3.31 km
Business Library
301 Scurfield Hall, 215 Campus Place NW, Calgary
3.47 km
Doucette Library
Education Block #370, 2500 University Drive, Calgary
3.50 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.57 km
Bennett Jones Law Library
2500 University Drive Northwest, Calgary
3.62 km
Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region
Room 320, 3rd Floor, University Court Northwest, Calgary
3.69 km
Taylor Family Digital Library
410 University Court Northwest, Calgary
3.75 km
Gallagher Library
Room 180, Earth Sciences Building, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
3.91 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Hillhurst Distance to Local Landmarks

LandmarkDistance
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
LandmarkDistance
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.

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