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 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 0.78 km

Hillhurst Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     14$700$1790$1106
Basements     3$765$800$780
Condos     4$795$1325$1092
Duplexes     1$3000$3000$3000
Houses     5$1275$2600$1654
Main Floors     3$1200$1999$1499
Parking Spots     1$175$175$175
Shared     2$650$895$772
Townhouses     4$1300$3000$2173
Total Rentals     37$175$3000$1307

Hillhurst Closest Schools

Name Address Distance
Mosaic Learning Institute Inc 1040 7 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 0.90 km
Alberta Ballet West Annex, 2, 906 12 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 1.51 km
Company of Rogues Actors' Studio 1232 17 Avenue SW, 2nd FLR, Calgary 1.85 km
Crescent Heights High School 1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary 1.86 km
Western Canada High School 641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 2.14 km
IELTS Calgary 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 2.63 km
Saint Mary's Senior High School 111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 2.72 km
William Aberhart High School 3009 Morley Trail Northwest, Calgary 3.19 km
St. Francis High School 877 Northmount Drive Northwest, Calgary 3.45 km
Westmount Charter Mid-High School 2215 Uxbridge Drive Northwest, Calgary 3.49 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre 2136 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 3.69 km
Foothills Academy Society 745 37 Street Northwest, Calgary 3.75 km
IFTS Consulting Corporation 3515 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 3.83 km
James Fowler High School 4004 4 Street Northwest, Calgary 3.84 km
Delta West Academy 414 11A Street Northeast, Calgary 3.90 km
Vincent Massey School | Calgary Board of Education 939 45 St SW, Calgary 4.53 km
Maria Montessori Education Centre 2452 Battleford Avenue Southwest B4 #003, Calgary 4.57 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 Courts Centre, Suite 501-N, 601 - 5 Street SW, 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
Library 1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary 2.15 km
Central Library 616 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary 2.46 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library 120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 2.56 km
Alexander Calhoun 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 at Westbrook Station 1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary 3.57 km
Westbrook Library 1P4, 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
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

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Distances are estimated and community data is not guaranteed by RentFaster.ca