West Hillhurst Community Overview

West Hillhurst is a northwest neighbourhood lying within the inner suburbs of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The community, which is located west of Hillhurst, is bisected by Crowchild Trail. On the north, West Hillhurst is bordered by the communities of Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill and St. Andrew's Heights. Other boundaries are 18th Street W to the east, the Bow River to the south and 28th Street W to the west.

Although annexed by the city of Calgary in 1907, substantial development did not occur until 1945 when many of the houses were built as "Victory Homes" for soldiers returning from World War II. A number of these buildings are still standing despite the fact that many were only intended to temporary.

In 2006, there were two schools in the district:

  • École Madeleine d'Houet Bilingual Junior High School - A Separate Catholic school
  • Louise Dean Centre - A public high school for new and expectant young mothers throughout Calgary.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

west-hillhurst Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
1 Bowness - Forest Lawn
20 Northmount / Heritage
65 Market Mall-Downtown West
90 Bridgeland / University of Calgary
104 Sunnyside / University of Calgary
305 BRT Bowness
404 North Hill
791 Queen Elizabeth/MacEwan
830 Madeleine d'Houet/Sandstone

West Hillhurst Closest LRTs

Sunalta CTrain Station 0.73 km
Lions Park CTrain Station 0.82 km
SAIT / ACAD / Jubilee CTrain Station 0.99 km
Downtown - West Kerby CTrain Station 0.98 km
Downtown West - Kerby CTrain Station 0.98 km
Sunnyside CTrain Station 1.04 km

West Hillhurst Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     12$850$2125$1449
Basements     6$750$1250$931
Condos     2$1095$2100$1597
Duplexes     3$1300$1750$1516
Houses     5$1795$5000$3369
Main Floors     3$995$1495$1263
Office Spaces     2$2095$5306$3700
Shared     6$570$950$740
Storages     1$150$150$150
Townhouses     1$1975$1975$1975
Total Rentals     41$150$5306$1593

West Hillhurst Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Free House Dance Plus
2020 12 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.12 km
Calgary Arts Academy
2036 20 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.94 km
Branton School
2103 20 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.98 km
Kickaxe Guitars
1409A 11 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.00 km
Leroux Studios • Music Lessons & Academic Tutoring
2114A 14 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.18 km
The Art of Tarot
924 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.44 km
Westmount Charter Mid-High School
2215 Uxbridge Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.63 km
Foothills Academy Society
745 37 Street Northwest, Calgary
2.65 km
Western Canada High School
641 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
2.84 km
William Aberhart High School
3009 Morley Trail Northwest, Calgary
2.86 km
Crescent Heights High School
1019 1 Street Northwest, Calgary
3.05 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre
2136 33 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.26 km
Vincent Massey School | Calgary Board of Education
939 45 St SW, Calgary
3.33 km
Calgary - IELTS Test Centre
515 1 Street Southeast #200, Calgary
3.35 km
Airborne Dance Center
3400 14 St NW #202, Calgary
3.36 km
St. Francis High School
877 Northmount Drive Northwest, Calgary
3.56 km
Saint Mary's Senior High School
111 18 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.59 km
OHC Calgary
1212 1st Street SE, Unit 116, Calgary
3.62 km
James Fowler High School
4004 4 Street Northwest, Calgary
4.51 km
Calgary Christian Elementary School
2839 49 St SW, Calgary
4.57 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

West Hillhurst Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Alberta Wilderness Association
455 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
1.16 km
Louise Riley Library
1904 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary
1.34 km
Little Free Library - Sunalta Community Wildflower Garden
1211 16 Street Southwest, Calgary
1.53 km
Reg Erhardt Library at SAIT
MC111, Stan Grad Centre, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary
1.82 km
Evergreen Regional Office
900 6 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
1.95 km
Health Sciences Library
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest Room 1450, Calgary
2.31 km
Alberta Law Libraries
2.44 km
Nicholls Family Library
1413 33 Street Southwest, Calgary
2.45 km
Doucette Library
Education Block #370, 2500 University Drive, Calgary
2.87 km
Business Library
301 Scurfield Hall, 215 Campus Place NW, Calgary
2.89 km
Alliance Française Calgary
1721 29 Avenue Southwest #350, Calgary
2.96 km
Bennett Jones Law Library
2500 University Drive Northwest, Calgary
2.97 km
Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region
Room 320, 3rd Floor, University Court Northwest, Calgary
3.02 km
Memorial Park Library
1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.05 km
Taylor Family Digital Library
410 University Court Northwest, Calgary
3.09 km
Giuffre Family Library
3223 14 Street Southwest, Calgary
3.24 km
Gallagher Library
Room 180, Earth Sciences Building, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
3.30 km
Catholic Pastoral Centre Library
120 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
3.45 km
Riddell Library and Learning Centre
74 Mount Royal Circle Southwest, Calgary
4.79 km
Centre d'appui familial - CRF
4800 Richard Road Southwest #100, Calgary
4.82 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

West Hillhurst Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Children's Hospital 3.10 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 1.47 km
Ambrose University College 5.69 km
Bow Valley College 3.72 km
Calgary Airport 11.05 km
Calgary Zoo 5.45 km
Chinook Centre Mall 6.70 km
City Hall 3.60 km
Cross Iron Mills 26.94 km
Deerfoot Mall 7.70 km
Devry Institute of Tech 7.85 km
Downtown Calgary 2.32 km
Foothills Hospital 2.12 km
Market Mall 4.78 km
Mount Royal University 4.92 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 9.10 km
Rocky Mountain College 4.38 km
Rockyview Hospital 7.02 km
SAIT 1.86 km
South Health Campus 22.02 km
Southcentre Mall 11.72 km
Sunridge Mall 8.82 km
University of Calgary 3.17 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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