Forest Heights

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Forest Heights

Forest Heights is a community in the South East quadrant of the city of Calgary.

Development of the area started in the late 1950's and consists mainly of single family homes and town homes.

Forest Heights

It is situated on the north side of 17th Avenue, also known as International Avenue, due to the diverse ethnicity of the shops and restaurants along this stretch of the avenue.

Forest Heights

Along this route you can find restaurants or coffee shops with Vietnamese, African, Latino, Greek, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours.

Forest Heights

Located  east of the Deerfoot provides this community with quick access to downtown, the airport and to the mountains in Banff.

Forest Heights

Shopping can obviously be found on 17th Avenue SE./International Avenue, but Marlborough Mall, is located just northeast of the community.

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

Forest Heights


Elementary   K-4     Radisson Park
2805 Radcliffe Drive SE          (Albert Park/Radisson Heights)

Elementary K-6  Keeler
4807 Forego Avenue SE           (in the community)

5 - 9       Sir Wilfrid Laurier
819 -32nd Street SE             (Albert Park/Radisson  Heights)

Junior High       Ernest Morrow
1212 - 47th Street SE          (Forest Lawn)

Senior High      Forest Lawn High School
1304 - 44th Street SE           (Forest Lawn)

Calgary Catholic School District

K-6          Holy Family 
904 - 32nd Street SE         (Albert Park/Radisson Heights)

K-9       Bishop Kidd 
1420 - 28th Street SE         (Albert Park/Radisson Heights)

7-9      St. Rose of Lima
2419 - 50th Street NE        (Rundle)

Senior High   Father Lacombe
3615 Radcliffe Drive SE        (Albert Park/Radisson Heights)

Population:   6,212

Owner Occupied:   62 per cent

Hospital: Peter Lougheed, on 36th Street NE at 26th Avenue NE

Vehicle Travel time to Downtown:   11 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Airport:   16 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Banff:  1 hour and 38 minutes

This community rated:

68 out of 100

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