Briar Hill Community Overview

Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill is an inner suburban neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Located north of the Hillhurst and West Hillhurst communities, the boundaries of the district are 16th Avenue N (Trans-Canada Highway)to the north; 14th Street W to the east; Lane north of 7th Avenue N to 19th Street W and 8th Avenue N to the south; and Crowchild Trail, 12th Avenue N, Juniper Road, and 22nd Street W to the west. Lions Park C-Train station is located within the community. The community is built on an escarpment and is popular for its views of downtown to the south and the Rocky Mountains to the west.

In 2006 the neighbourhood had a population of 2,903. Residents in this community had a median household income of $59,502 in 2000, and there were 7.8% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 15.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 21.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 21.6% of the housing was used for renting.

In 2006, there was one school in the district:
Briar Hill Elementary School - Public

Community overview from Wikipedia.

Briar Hill Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     3$1490$1725$1571
Basements     2$1080$1335$1207
Condos     2$1150$1200$1175
Houses     5$1800$2000$1940
Main Floors     1$1585$1585$1585
Office Spaces     1$2000$2000$2000
Shared     3$575$625$600
Total Rentals     17$575$2000$1444
City Section# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Inner-City     3429$335$15000$1558
NW     2105$325$10000$1374

Closest Schools

SchoolBoardTypeAddressDistance
Briar Hill School Public Elementary 1233 21 St NW 0.37 km
AADAC Day Treatment Program Public All Grades 1005 17 St NW 0.37 km
Young Adult Program / Adolescent Day Treatment Pro Public All Grades 1005 17 St NW Calgary AB, T2N2E5 0.37 km
Queen Elizabeth School Public Elementary 402 18 St NW 0.73 km
Capitol Hill School Public Elementary 2210 18 St NW 1.11 km
Branton School PublicJunior High 2103 20 St NW 1.00 km
Rosedale School PublicJunior High 905 13 Ave NW 2.39 km
Balmoral School PublicJunior High 220 16 Ave NW 2.76 km
Senator Patrick Burns School PublicJunior High 2155 Chilcotin Rd NW 2.99 km
Mount Royal School PublicJunior High 2234 14 St SW 3.11 km
Queen Elizabeth High School PublicHigh School 512 18 St NW 0.63 km
William Aberhart High School PublicHigh School 3009 Morley Trail NW 1.96 km
Westbrook Outreach PublicHigh School #3 1002 - 37 Street SW 2.78 km
Crescent Heights High School PublicHigh School 1019 1 St NW 2.83 km
Western Canada High School PublicHigh School 641 17 Ave SW 3.41 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Closest Libraries

NameAddressDistance
Louise Riley Branch 1904 14 Avenue NW0.38 km
Shaganappi Branch 3415 8th Avenue SW2.70 km
Memorial Park Branch 1221 2nd Street SW3.50 km
Central Library 616 MacLeod Trail SE3.77 km
Alexander Calhoun Branch 3223 14 Street SW4.18 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Distance to Local Landmarks

LandmarkDistance
Ambrose University College 6.80 km
Calgary Airport 10.25 km
Chinook Centre Mall 7.55 km
Devry Institute of Tech 7.82 km
Downtown Calgary 2.52 km
Foothills Hospital 1.87 km
Market Mall 4.15 km
Mount Royal University 5.88 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 8.74 km
Rockyview Hospital 7.96 km
SAIT 1.28 km
South Health Campus 22.79 km
Southcentre Mall 12.61 km
Sunridge Mall 8.52 km
University of Calgary 2.48 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Neighboring Communities

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Bus Routes

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Distances are estimated and community data is not guaranteed by RentFaster.ca