Just north of Calgary’s downtown is the community of Crescent Heights. The neighbourhood is located on a hill and is in both the NW and NE quadrants of the city. As a highly walkable community, Crescent Heights real estate is popular for both the young and old. Read more about the many amenities of the neighbourhood, or view all the current Crescent Heights homes for sale here:
Crescent Heights is the community directly north of downtown, located on the hill that rises up from the Bow River valley. It stretches from 4 Street West to Edmonton Trail, and from the Bow River to 16 Avenue North. Centre Street runs directly through the community and acts as the dividing line between the NE and the NW. The communities nearby Crescent Heights are Tuxedo Park (across 16 Avenue North), Rosedale and Sunnyside (to the west), and Renfrew and Bridgeland to the east.
As an older community in Calgary, Crescent Heights offers a variety of traditional and modern styles. The neighbourhood was originally established as a village in 1908, and it was incorporated into the City of Calgary in 1911. Now Crescent Heights real estate is mostly single-family homes, but there are also condo complexes along Edmonton Trail and on top of the bluff.
Besides Centre Street, Edmonton Trail and 16 Avenue North, all streets in Crescent Heights are quiet. The three main roads are lined with stores, services and dining, from grocery stores to boutique shops.
Crescent Heights is home to a public splash park, high school and curling club. There is also an active community association. The hill the community sits on overlooks southern Calgary, including the city’s core. Crescent Road is a popular spot to enjoy views of the city in the daytime and nighttime, and properties along the road are highly valued for their amazing sights of downtown.
There are parks and athletics field located in the community, in addition to many pathways for cyclists, pedestrians and runners. The pathways connect to the Bow River pathway network and to Prince’s Island Park.
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