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 - Foothills Medical Centre
107 South Calgary
305 BRT Bowness / 17 Ave SE
404 North Hill
791 Queen Elizabeth/MacEwan

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

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     32$800$1995$1243
Condos     8$1300$5000$2001
Duplexes     2$795$1100$947
Houses     8$1700$3980$2521
Main Floors     1$1700$1700$1700
Shared     4$725$850$793
Townhouses     3$2300$4500$3100
Total Rentals     58$725$5000$1586

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
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
3.84 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
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
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

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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