Lower Mount Royal Community Overview

Mount Royal is an area of Calgary, Alberta and is home to the neighbourhoods of Upper Mount Royal (to the south) and Lower Mount Royal (the northern section, on flat terrain), which are separated by an escarpment that runs along Cameron and Royal Avenues that run in an east-west direction. Upper Mount Royal has an area redevelopment plan in place.

Upper Mount Royal (along with Elbow Park) is one of Calgary's most wealthy neighbourhoods and is home to some of the city's most expensive estates ranging in age from nearly 100 years old to new. Originally an enclave of the city's American born business elite, the neighbourhood was originally known as 'American hill'. As of 2001, American immigrants still made up 29.2% of the residents. This informal name eventually gave way to the more Canadian name of Mount Royal. These neighbourhoods are concentrated in the Elbow River valley. The area of both neighbourhoods is bounded on the north by 17th Avenue SW and on the west by 14th Street SW.

Despite its name, Mount Royal is not home to the city's Mount Royal College.

The community is served by Earl Grey Elementary, Mount Royal Junior High, Western Canada High School, Connaught Community School, Sacred Heart School, and Maria Montessori School.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

lower-mount-royal Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
2 Mt. Pleasant / Killarney 17 Ave.
6 Killarney 26 Ave.
7 Marda Loop
13 Mount Royal
90 Bridgeland / University of Calgary
107 South Calgary

Lower Mount Royal Closest LRTs

Downtown West - Kerby CTrain Station 0.75 km
Downtown - West Kerby CTrain Station 0.76 km
8 Street SW CTrain Station 0.78 km
Sunalta CTrain Station 0.86 km
7 Street SW CTrain Station 0.81 km
6 Street SW CTrain Station 0.87 km
4 Street SW CTrain Station 0.93 km
3 Street SW CTrain Station 1.02 km
1 Street SW CTrain Station 1.17 km

Lower Mount Royal Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     93$725$4225$1169
Basements     1$650$650$650
Condos     16$1095$2000$1547
Houses     1$4870$4870$4870
Townhouses     3$2700$3500$3233
Total Rentals     114$650$4870$1304

Lower Mount Royal Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
The Art of Tarot
924 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.26 km
Kickaxe Guitars
1409A 11 Street Southwest, Calgary
0.46 km
Western Canada High School
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.63 km
Mosaic Learning Institute Inc
1040 7 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.22 km
Saint Mary's Senior High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.53 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.57 km
OHC Calgary
1212 1st Street SE, Unit 116, Calgary
1.85 km
Calgary - IELTS Test Centre
515 1 Street Southeast #200, Calgary
2.17 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre
2136 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.23 km
Rundle Academy
4330 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.53 km
Banbury Crossroads School
201 2451 Dieppe Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.01 km
Crescent Heights High School
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.13 km
Free House Dance Plus
2020 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.43 km
Stu Peppard Arena
5300 19 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.53 km
Bishop Carroll High School
4624 Richard Road Southwest, Calgary
3.55 km
Windsor Park School
5505 4A Street Southwest, Calgary
3.58 km
Leroux Studios • Music Lessons & Academic Tutoring
2114A 14 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.93 km
Delta West Academy
414 11A Street Northeast, Calgary
4.15 km
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
225 58 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
4.34 km
Alberta Distance Learning Centre
341 58 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
4.38 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Lower Mount Royal Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Little Free Library - Sunalta Community Wildflower Garden
1211 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.07 km
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.29 km
Giuffre Family Library
3223 14 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.36 km
Evergreen Regional Office
900 6 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.37 km
Alliance Française Calgary
1721 29 Avenue Southwest #350, Calgary
1.44 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library
120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.47 km
Alberta Law Libraries
1.48 km
Little Free Library
2712 22 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.11 km
Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.25 km
Central Library
800 3 Street Southeast, Calgary
2.38 km
Calgary Public Library
800 3 Street Southeast, Calgary
2.39 km
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
MC111, Stan Grad Centre, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary
3.16 km
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.48 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.55 km
Westbrook LRT Station Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.55 km
Centre d'appui familial - CRF
4800 Richard Road Southwest #100, Calgary
3.82 km
Riddell Library and Learning Centre
74 Mount Royal Circle Southwest, Calgary
3.96 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
4.74 km
Medical library
4.80 km
Little Free Library Charter #61360
2303 Longridge Drive Southwest, Calgary
4.85 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Lower Mount Royal Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Children's Hospital 5.42 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 3.17 km
Ambrose University College 7.18 km
Bow Valley College 2.44 km
Calgary Airport 11.82 km
Calgary Zoo 3.89 km
Chinook Centre Mall 4.41 km
City Hall 2.18 km
Cross Iron Mills 28.35 km
Deerfoot Mall 8.62 km
Devry Institute of Tech 6.43 km
Downtown Calgary 1.79 km
Foothills Hospital 4.55 km
Market Mall 7.23 km
Mount Royal University 4.14 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 8.53 km
Rocky Mountain College 6.79 km
Rockyview Hospital 5.12 km
SAIT 3.15 km
South Health Campus 19.60 km
Southcentre Mall 9.51 km
Sunridge Mall 8.14 km
University of Calgary 5.62 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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