Briar Hill is a NW Calgary community that is built on an escarpment (a steeper slope) that rises up from the Bow River. There are many homes in Briar Hill that offer great views both of the south and to the majestic Rocky Mountains in the west. Briar Hill real estate offers a great variety of homes, from 1950s bungalows to multimillion dollar houses. Have a look at real estate listings in Briar Hill and read more about the community below.
Briar Hill is considered an inner city community in Calgary. It is north of West Hillhurst and Hillhurst and just south of 16 Avenue North. It has good access to downtown and is close to Kensington, a fun area with many local shops and bars. The Calgary Transit LRT station (Lions Park station) is located in Briar Hill, and the stop is just behind North Hill Shopping Centre. On the east side, Briar Hill is bordered by 14 Street West. SAIT, ACAD and the Jubilee Auditorium are located just across 14 Street. Capitol Hill is the community just across 16 Avenue North.
Briar Hill was once referred to as Houndsfield Heights. In the late 1880’s, the family of Thomas Riley-Houndsfield settled in the area. However, most people will only refer to this community as Briar Hill.
Like many communities in Calgary, also Briar Hill has an active community association.
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