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 Mount Pleasant/Killarney/17 Av SW
6 Killarney/26 Av SW
7 Marda Loop
13 Altadore
90 Bridgeland/University of Calgary
698 17th Ave/Western Canada/St. Mary's
770 Western Canada/Riverbend/Lynnview
771 Western Canada/Chinook Stn.

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     125$700$4000$1307
Basements     1$750$750$750
Condos     33$1045$2495$1552
Townhouses     1$1600$1600$1600
Total Rentals     160$700$4000$1355

Lower Mount Royal Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Connaught School | Calgary Board of Education
1121 12 Ave SW, Calgary
0.61 km
Western Canada High School | Calgary Board of Education
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.61 km
Alberta Ballet School
2-906 12 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.71 km
Swing Doctor Golf
255 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.24 km
Saint Mary's High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.53 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.57 km
Repsol Sport Centre
2225 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
1.59 km
YogaMCC (Yoga & Meditation Center Calgary)
2028b 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.07 km
Canada School of Public Service
220 4 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
2.37 km
Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
4014 Macleod Trail Southeast #107, Calgary
2.62 km
Lycée Louis Pasteur
4099 Garrison Boulevard Southwest, Calgary
2.88 km
Crescent Heights High School | Calgary Board of Education
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.13 km
Bishop Carroll High School
4624 Richard Road Southwest, Calgary
3.55 km
Windsor Park School
5505 4A Street Southwest, Calgary
3.59 km
Dancing Til Dawn
121 17 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
3.90 km
Calgary Iyengar Yoga
200-222 16 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
3.92 km
Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine 阿尔伯塔针灸中医学院
1910 20 Avenue Northwest Suite #102, Calgary
4.08 km
Delta West Academy
414 11A Street Northeast, Calgary
4.15 km
Stew Hendry / Henry Viney Arena
814 13 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
4.30 km
AQ Outdoors - Aquabatics Calgary
5063 11 Street Southeast, Calgary
4.62 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
1.05 km
Little free library
Community Wildflower Garden, 1310 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
500 5 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.71 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
Little free library
219 3 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
2.82 km
Rosedale Little Free Library
2.90 km
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
MC111, Stan Grad Centre Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.16 km
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.48 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.52 km
Centre d'appui familial
4800 Richard Road Southwest #100, Calgary
3.82 km
Mount Royal University Library
74 Mount Royal Circle Southwest, Calgary
3.97 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
4.74 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.

Neighboring Communities

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