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 School and Mount Royal Junior High, and Maria Montessori School (private).

Community overview from Wikipedia.

mount-royal Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
2 Mount Pleasant/Killarney/17 Av SW
3 Sandstone/Elbow Dr SW
7 Marda Loop
13 Altadore
449 Eau Claire/Parkhill
496 P/U Bus SE to SG & VP
698 17th Ave/Western Canada/St. Mary's

Mount Royal Closest LRTs

Sunalta CTrain Station 1.18 km
Erlton / Stampede Station 1.15 km
Downtown West - Kerby CTrain Station 1.15 km
Erlton / Stampede CTrain Staion 1.16 km
8 Street SW CTrain Station 1.16 km
Downtown - West Kerby CTrain Station 1.16 km
7 Street SW CTrain Station 1.18 km
6 Street SW CTrain Station 1.21 km
4 Street SW CTrain Station 1.26 km

Mount Royal Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     5$799$995$877
Houses     1$12000$12000$12000
Parking Spots     1$300$300$300
Total Rentals     7$300$12000$2383

Mount Royal Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Western Canada High School | Calgary Board of Education
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
0.94 km
Connaught School | Calgary Board of Education
1121 12 Ave SW, Calgary
1.25 km
Alberta Ballet School
2-906 12 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.33 km
St. Monica School
235 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.43 km
Repsol Sport Centre
2225 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
1.60 km
Saint Mary's High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.65 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.72 km
YogaMCC (Yoga & Meditation Center Calgary)
2028b 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.76 km
Altadore School | Calgary Board of Education
4506 16 St SW, Calgary
2.09 km
Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
4014 Macleod Trail Southeast #107, Calgary
2.12 km
Scarboro Community Preschool
536 Sonora Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.16 km
Lycée International de Calgary
4099 Garrison Boulevard Southwest, Calgary
2.49 km
Canada School of Public Service
220 4 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
2.80 km
Windsor Park School
5505 4A Street Southwest, Calgary
2.96 km
Bishop Carroll High School
4624 Richard Road Southwest, Calgary
3.14 km
Sunshine Yoga Academy
5917 1A Street Southwest, Calgary
3.53 km
Crescent Heights High School | Calgary Board of Education
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.70 km
Calgary Jewish Academy
6700 Kootenay Street Southwest, Calgary
4.13 km
AQ Outdoors - Aquabatics Calgary
5063 11 Street Southeast, Calgary
4.17 km
Delta West Academy
414 11A Street Northeast, Calgary
4.48 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Mount Royal Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Giuffre Family Library
3223 14 Street Southwest, Calgary
0.87 km
Alliance Française Calgary
1721 29 Avenue Southwest #350, Calgary
1.13 km
Little Free Library - Sunalta Community Wildflower Garden
1211 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.62 km
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.64 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library
120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.65 km
Evergreen Regional Office
900 6 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.99 km
Little Free Library
2712 22 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.02 km
Alberta Law Libraries
2.04 km
Little Free Library
500 5 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.26 km
Calgary Public Library Operations Centre
250 42 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
2.45 km
Central Library
800 3 Street Southeast, Calgary
2.69 km
Bow Valley College RGO Library and Learning Commons
345 6 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
2.73 km
Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.89 km
Little free library
219 3 Avenue Northeast, Calgary
3.30 km
Centre d'appui familial
4800 Richard Road Southwest #100, Calgary
3.41 km
Rosedale Little Free Library
3.54 km
Mount Royal University Library
74 Mount Royal Circle Southwest, Calgary
3.59 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.69 km
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
MC111, Stan Grad Centre Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.80 km
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
4.09 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Mount Royal Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Children's Hospital 5.86 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 3.81 km
Ambrose University College 7.33 km
Bow Valley College 2.79 km
Calgary Airport 12.38 km
Calgary Zoo 4.05 km
Chinook Centre Mall 3.77 km
City Hall 2.52 km
Cross Iron Mills 28.97 km
Deerfoot Mall 9.21 km
Devry Institute of Tech 6.56 km
Downtown Calgary 2.38 km
Foothills Hospital 5.05 km
Market Mall 7.74 km
Mount Royal University 3.77 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 8.88 km
Rocky Mountain College 7.38 km
Rockyview Hospital 4.49 km
SAIT 3.80 km
South Health Campus 19.01 km
Southcentre Mall 8.87 km
Sunridge Mall 8.46 km
University of Calgary 6.18 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Neighboring Communities

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