Briar Hill

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Briar Hill

Briar Hill is a community in the North West quadrant of the city of Calgary.

It was developed in the early 1950's and enjoys good mountain views and excellent city views as it is perched high on a hill.

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Lots of history in this community and due to this rich history, it is also referred to as Hounsfield Heights.

It is a small community with large homes that enjoy excellent views.

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Green spaces including parks and playgrounds, many of them enjoying the views.

Great location, close to SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) as well as to the University of Calgary.

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Neighbouring communities to the North is Banff Trail, divided by Highway one/ 16th Avenue NW, to the south and east is Hillhurst and to the west, separated by Crowchild Trail is St. Andrews Heights.

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Close to downtown with easy access via 14th Street NW.

Shopping can be found along 14th Street NW, but the North Hill Shopping Centre is in close proximity on 16th Avenue NW (Highway One).

Schools can be found in the area as well as in the neighbouring communities.

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Calgary Board of Education

Elementary Briar Hill
1233 - 21st Street NW (in the community)

Junior High Queen Elizabeth
512 - 18th Street NW (West Hillhurst)

Senior High Queen Elizabeth
512 - 18th Street NW (West Hillhurst)

Calgary Catholic School District

K-6 St. Pius X
2312 - 18th Street NW (Capitol Hill)

K-9 St. Joseph
2512 - 5th Street NW (Mount Pleasant)

7-9 Madeleine d'Houet
108 - 22nd Street NW (West Hillhurst)

Senior High St. Francis
877 Northmount Drive NW (Collingwood)

Senior High St. Mary's
111 - 18th Avenue SW (Downtown/Mission)

Population: 2,954

Owner Occupied: 76 per cent

Hospital: Foothills - 29th Street NW, just south of 16th Avenue

Vehicle Travel time to Downtown:   8 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Airport:    20 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Banff:   1 hour and 23 minutes

This community rated:

77 out of 100

Walk Score
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