Prominence Point Community Overview

Patterson/Prominence Point is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Sarcee Trail to the east and north, Bow Trail to the south, 69 Street to the west and Old Banff Coach Road to the south. Edworthy Park, developed in the Bow River valley, borders the community to the north and east.

Before annexation, the area consisted of mostly acreages. It was named after the Patterson family, who owned much of the land. Prior to that, it was knows as Broadcast Hill, for the 250 m (820 ft) CFCN re-transmission tower located here.

Originally, the University of Alberta was to be located on the site of the present day community; however, Edmonton was ultimately chosen as the site of the campus.

The lands were annexed to the city of Calgary in 1956 and Patterson Heights was established as a neighborhood in 1983. During the planning phase, in the early 1980s, Patterson Heights was referred to as Strathcona Cell "A".

During the XV Olympic Winter Games in 1988, the Broadcast Hill Media Village was located in Patterson Heights. The apartments have since been converted into condominiums.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

prominence-point Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
1 Bowness - Forest Lawn
40 Crowfoot/North Hill
70 Valley Ridge Express
93 Coach Hill / Westbrook
94 Strathcona / Westbrook
305 BRT Bowness / 17 Ave SE
408 Valley Ridge
452 Wentworth

Prominence Point Closest LRTs

StationDistance
Sirocco CTrain Station 1.51 km
45 Street CTrain Station 1.67 km
69 Street CTrain Station 1.75 km
Westbrook CTrain Station 1.97 km
Shaganappi Point CTrain Station 2.34 km

Prominence Point Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Shared     1$800$800$800
Total Rentals     1$800$800$800

Prominence Point Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Foothills Driver Education
5003 16 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.42 km
Foothills Academy Society
745 37 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.97 km
St. Michael School
4511 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.10 km
Vincent Massey School | Calgary Board of Education
939 45 St SW, Calgary
2.14 km
Calgary French & International School
700 77 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.20 km
River Valley School
3127 Bowwood Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.21 km
Westmount Charter Elementary School
728 32 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.64 km
University School
3035 Utah Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.76 km
Westmount Charter Mid-High School
2215 Uxbridge Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.85 km
Self-Realization Fellowship, Calgary
6331 Bowness Road Northwest, Calgary
2.94 km
Ernest Manning High School
20 Springborough Boulevard Southwest, Calgary
2.97 km
Optimist / George Blundun Arenas
5020 26 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.18 km
Maria Montessori Education Centre
2634 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
3.21 km
West Springs School
8999 Wentworth Ave SW, Calgary
3.25 km
Calgary Christian Elementary School
2839 49 St SW, Calgary
3.69 km
Early Discoveries Nursery School
305-4625 Varsity Dr NW, Calgary
3.72 km
Dancing Til Dawn
2804 38 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.95 km
Free House Dance Plus
2020 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
4.25 km
William Aberhart High School
3009 Morley Trail Northwest, Calgary
4.34 km
Calgary Academy
1677 93 Street Southwest, Calgary
4.43 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Prominence Point Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Little Free Library (The Wee Free Library)
33-35 Wimbledon Drive Southwest, Calgary
1.06 km
Little Free Library
4411 Spruce Drive Southwest, Calgary
1.57 km
Medical library
Calgary
2.56 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
2.57 km
The Good Doers Charity Library
14 Signature Close Southwest, Calgary
2.83 km
Westbrook LRT Station Library
1220 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.16 km
Bowness Library
6532 Bowness Road Northwest, Calgary
3.17 km
Westbrook Library
1P4, 1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.17 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.17 km
Bowness Branch
6532 Bowness Road Northwest, Calgary
3.19 km
Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region
Room 320, 3rd Floor, University Court Northwest, Calgary
3.39 km
Taylor Family Digital Library
410 University Court Northwest, Calgary
3.39 km
Bennett Jones Law Library
2500 University Drive Northwest, Calgary
3.43 km
Doucette Library
Education Block #370, 2500 University Drive, Calgary
3.52 km
Gallagher Library
Room 180, Earth Sciences Building, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
3.58 km
Business Library
301 Scurfield Hall, 215 Campus Place NW, Calgary
3.69 km
Signal Hill Library
5994 Signal Hill Centre Southwest, Calgary
4.59 km
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
4.60 km
Nose Hill Library
1530 Northmount Dr NW, Calgary
4.60 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Prominence Point Distance to Local Landmarks

LandmarkDistance
Alberta Children's Hospital 1.62 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 5.19 km
Ambrose University College 2.18 km
Bow Valley College 8.08 km
Calgary Airport 13.71 km
Calgary Zoo 9.80 km
Chinook Centre Mall 9.68 km
City Hall 7.95 km
Cross Iron Mills 27.94 km
Deerfoot Mall 10.48 km
Devry Institute of Tech 12.19 km
Downtown Calgary 6.68 km
LandmarkDistance
Foothills Hospital 2.68 km
Market Mall 2.85 km
Mount Royal University 6.05 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 13.12 km
Rocky Mountain College 4.14 km
Rockyview Hospital 9.21 km
SAIT 5.72 km
South Health Campus 25.00 km
Southcentre Mall 14.13 km
Sunridge Mall 12.91 km
University of Calgary 3.36 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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