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
Basements     1$1050$1050$1050
Condos     1$1750$1750$1750
Houses     1$1995$1995$1995
Main Floors     1$3000$3000$3000
Total Rentals     4$1050$3000$1948
City Section# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Inner-City     2980$80$18000$1797
NW     1558$100$11500$1532

Closest Schools

Briar Hill Elementary Public Elementary 1233 - 21st Street NW 0.34 km
AADAC Public All Grades 1005 - 17 Street NW 0.43 km
Queen Elizabeth Junior and Senior High Public All Grades 512 - 18th Street NW 0.63 km
Emily Follensbee Centre Public All Grades 5139 - 14th Street SW 0.72 km
Queen Elizabeth Elementary Public Elementary 402 - 18th Street NW 0.73 km
Branton Junior High PublicJunior High 2103 - 20th Street NW 1.10 km
Madeleine d'Houet SeparateJunior High 108 - 22 Street NW 1.12 km
King George Elementary PublicJunior High 2108 - 10th Street NW 1.78 km
Rosedale Elementary/Junior High PublicJunior High 905 - 13 Avenue NW 1.78 km
St. Margaret SeparateJunior High 3320 Carol Dr. NW 2.25 km
Equilibrium International Education Institute PrivateHigh School 707 14 Street NW 0.92 km
Louise Dean Centre PublicHigh School 120 - 23 Street NW 1.20 km
William Aberhart High School PublicHigh School 3009 Morley Trail NW 1.89 km
Sir William Van Horne High PublicHigh School 2215 Uxbridge Drive NW 2.19 km
Greek Community School PrivateHigh School 1 Tamarac Crescent SW 2.68 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Closest Libraries

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

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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