Hillhurst Community Overview

Hillhurst is a northwest neighbourhood located within the inner city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The boundaries of the community include 8th Avenue N and 16th Avenue N to the north, 10th Street W to the east, the Bow River to the south and both 14th Street W and 18th Street W to the west.

Most of the popular Kensington Business Revitalization Zone (BRZ) resides within the Hillhurst community, and it borders the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology grounds to the north-east.

Established in 1914, Hillhurst is one of Calgary's oldest neighbourhoods. The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.

In 2006, there were five schools in the district:

  • Hillhurst Community School - Public
  • Queen Elizabeth Elementary School - Public
  • Queen Elizabeth Junior and Senior High - Public
  • St. John's Elementary (Fine Arts) - Separate
  • SAIT - Post Secondary College

Community overview from Wikipedia.

Hillhurst Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     12$800$2300$1303
Basements     4$875$1480$1163
Condos     7$1275$1995$1620
Duplexes     1$1200$1200$1200
Houses     8$1499$11500$4549
Main Floors     1$1590$1590$1590
Shared     2$775$895$835
Townhouses     3$1600$2000$1798
Total Rentals     38$775$11500$2049
City Section# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Inner-City     2961$80$18000$1796
NW     1566$100$11500$1529

Closest Schools

St. John Fine Arts Separate Elementary 15 - 12 Street NW 0.31 km
Hillhurst Community School Public Elementary 1418 - 7th Avenue NW 0.51 km
Sunnyside Community School Public Elementary 211 - 7th Street NW 0.83 km
Queen Elizabeth Elementary Public Elementary 402 - 18th Street NW 0.85 km
Queen Elizabeth Junior and Senior High Public All Grades 512 - 18th Street NW 0.87 km
Rosedale Elementary/Junior High PublicJunior High 905 - 13 Avenue NW 1.23 km
Madeleine d'Houet SeparateJunior High 108 - 22 Street NW 1.57 km
King George Elementary PublicJunior High 2108 - 10th Street NW 1.85 km
Mount Royal Junior High PublicJunior High 2234 - 14th Street SW 2.16 km
Balmoral School PublicJunior High 220 - 16th Avenue NW 2.23 km
Equilibrium International Education Institute PrivateHigh School 707 14 Street NW 0.46 km
Louise Dean Centre PublicHigh School 120 - 23 Street NW 1.74 km
Cultural Centre Chinese Learning Academy PrivateHigh School 197 1st Street SW 1.81 km
Crescent Heights High School PublicHigh School 1019 - 1st Street NW 1.92 km
Crescent Heights High School PublicHigh School 1019 - 1st Street NW 1.92 km
Alberta Chung Wah School PrivateHigh School #270, 328 Centre Street SE 2.01 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Closest Libraries

Louise Riley Branch 1904 14 Avenue NW1.53 km
Memorial Park Branch 1221 2nd Street SW2.14 km
Central Library 616 MacLeod Trail SE2.44 km
Shaganappi Branch 3415 8th Avenue SW3.20 km
Alexander Calhoun Branch 3223 14 Street SW3.30 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Distance to Local Landmarks

Ambrose University College 7.50 km
Calgary Airport 10.23 km
Chinook Centre Mall 6.48 km
Devry Institute of Tech 6.62 km
Downtown Calgary 1.18 km
Foothills Hospital 3.15 km
Market Mall 5.51 km
Mount Royal University 5.56 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 7.92 km
Rockyview Hospital 7.13 km
SAIT 1.12 km
South Health Campus 21.56 km
Southcentre Mall 11.58 km
Sunridge Mall 7.64 km
University of Calgary 3.83 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