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
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 / 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

Currently there are no active rental properties listed within Hillhurst.

Hillhurst Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Connaught School | Calgary Board of Education
1121 12 Ave SW, Calgary
1.47 km
Alberta Ballet School
906 12 Avenue Southwest #2, Calgary
1.51 km
Crescent Heights High School | Calgary Board of Education
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.86 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 | Calgary Board of Education
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.14 km
Branton School | Calgary Board of Education
2103 20 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.25 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.42 km
Swing Doctor Golf
255 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.47 km
Dancing Til Dawn
121 17 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
2.51 km
Saint Mary's High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.72 km
Repsol Sport Centre
2225 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
2.94 km
William Aberhart High School | Calgary Board of Education
3009 Morley Trail Northwest, Calgary
3.18 km
Calgary Quest School
3405 Spruce Drive Southwest, Calgary
3.28 km
Stew Hendry / Henry Viney Arena
814 13 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
3.40 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
James Fowler High School | Calgary Board of Education
4004 4 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.84 km
Delta West Academy
414 11A Street Northeast, Calgary
3.90 km
Fox Hollow Golf Course
999 32 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
4.43 km
Lycée Louis Pasteur
4099 Garrison Boulevard Southwest, Calgary
4.45 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
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.52 km
Little Free Library - Sunalta Community Wildflower Garden
1211 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.56 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
2.68 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
Scurfield Hall, 301, 215 Campus Place Northwest, Calgary
3.47 km
Doucette Library
Education Block #370, 2500 University Drive Northwest, Calgary
3.50 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.57 km
Bennett Jones Law Library
2800 University Way Northwest, Calgary
3.63 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

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.

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