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
104 Sunnyside - Foothills Medical Centre
305 BRT Bowness / 17 Ave SE
404 North Hill
414 14 Street Crosstown
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 0.78 km

Hillhurst Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     31$800$1790$1188
Basements     3$900$900$900
Condos     11$850$2450$1521
Duplexes     4$1000$3800$2412
Houses     9$1400$6000$3146
Main Floors     4$900$1535$1227
Parking Spots     1$100$100$100
Shared     4$750$895$817
Townhouses     4$1545$3495$2182
Total Rentals     71$100$6000$1566

Hillhurst Closest Schools

Name Address Distance
Free House Dance Plus 2020 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary 1.62 km
Kickaxe Guitars 1409 11 Street Southwest, Calgary 1.65 km
Leroux Music Studios 2114 14 Street Northwest, Calgary 1.84 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
Art of Tarot The 924 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 1.93 km
Western Canada High School 641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 2.14 km
Branton School 2103 20 Street Northwest, Calgary 2.25 km
Calgary Arts Academy 2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 2.42 km
Maria Montessori Education Centre 2634 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary 2.48 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
Calgary Aquabelles Synchronized Swimming Club 2225 MacLeod Trail SE, Calgary 3.06 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
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

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
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
Memorial Park Library 1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary 2.13 km
Calgary Public Library John Dutton Theatre 616 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary 2.45 km
Central Library 616 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary 2.46 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library 120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary 2.56 km
Alliance Fran├žaise 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 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