CAPITOL HILL CONDOS
Capitol Hill Condos
North of the TransCanada highway stands the budding city of Capitol Hill, Northwest of Calgary. Students and teachers form a major part of this community thanks to the presence of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) and the University of Calgary within its immediate vicinity.
Most condos in Capitol Hill were built back in the 1950’s as rental apartments, but have now been converted. The condo complexes in Capitol Hill have been extensively renovated, allowing them to have a more modern look. The condos sold in 2016 in Capitol Hill had an average price of about $300,000.
Capitol Hill Community
Upscale and middle market-priced homes form the bulk of real estate in Capitol Hills. While the Castle on the Ridge area is laced with luxury homes, 16th Avenue is known for its lower-priced homes. For those looking to reside in a bubbling young community, Capitol Hills presents a great community with students a large part of this community – thanks to the presence of Calgary’s foremost higher institutions.
Capitol Hill Shopping
Capitol Hill real estate is known for its prime location between some of Calgary’s finest and largest malls. Within these malls are such outlets as Walmart, Shopper’s Drug Mart, Lions Park LRT, Safeway and Home Sense, and The Bay. Amongst the biggest malls in Northwest Calgary are North Hill Mall, Market Mall, and Northland Mall. Nick’s Steak House, not far away, is known for the amazing steaks and pizza they provide.
Capitol Hill Recreation & Lifestyle
The Calgary Winter Club offers residents of Capitol Hill a one-stop environment for a wide variety of sporting activities. Tennis, skating, swimming, squash, rock climbing, and much more are available to visitors and members, plus a chance to enjoy dinner with a spectacular view of the mountain at Elevation restaurant.
Capitol Hill residents will also relish the vast outdoor living spaces available to them. Confederation Park is known for its walking and biking trails, plus the Confederation Park Golf Course for golfers. Other options include the Foothills Athletic Park, the Olympic Oval, McMahon Stadium, and the Jubilee Auditorium (for lovers of arts and cultural events).
Also a prominent part of the lifestyle of community members is the Capitol Hill Community Center, well known for the multiple recreational activities it provides. Soccer, baseball, a Dinosaur Playground, and community gardens allow families enjoy beautiful times out together. Residents will also enjoy a number of community events put together by the Center each year.
Schools in Capitol Hill
The University of Calgary, SAIT, and the Alberta College of Art & Design are undoubtedly Calgary’s foremost secondary education institutions, and these are located within the vicinity of Capitol Hill. However, there are also a number of notable primary institutions within the vicinity of primary education institutions within the locality, including:
- Capitol Hill
- St. Margaret
- George P. Vainer
- Crescent Heights
- King George
- St. Francis
Capitol Hill Community Demographics
With a population of about 4,500 residents, Capitol Hill is relatively secure. Majority of crimes focus on vehicle-related thefts and petty vandalism. But these can be prevented through careful safety measures. Click here to get a breakdown of Capitol Hill’s social statistics.