Highland Park, Calgary is a residential neighborhood located in the northwest quadrant of the city. The area got its name from its high elevation.
Although the community was annexed in 1910, it didnít undergo any significant development until 1946. Highland Park, Calgary has a population of
around 3,500 people. Thereís also a small neighborhood called Queens Park Village located in the southeast corner of Highland Park.
Highland Park, Calgary is bounded by McKnight Boulevard to the north, Edmonton Trail to the east, 32nd Avenue N to the north, and 4th Street W to the
west. Centre Street and Edmonton Trail offer direct access to the downtown area.
Nearly 50% of the housing in Highland Park, Calgary is made up of condominiums and apartments, and 64% of the residents are renters. One of the
major highlights of living in Highland Park is that the real estate offers the best views of both the downtown area and the Rockies that youíll find in
Residents of Highland Park, Calgary have access to a wide range of amenities. Two public schools, Buchanan Elementary and James Fowler High, are
located within the neighborhood. To get their shopping done, Highland Park residents can head to the convenience stores, restaurants, and retail outlets
located along Edmonton Trail.
Parks and Recreation
Thereís plenty to do in and around Highland Park, Calgary for those who lead an active lifestyle. Highland Park offers easy access to regional bike
pathways. Nearby parks include Confederation Park and Nose Hill Park. Confederation Park features picnic sites, playgrounds, baseball diamonds, bike
paths, tennis courts, and cross country skiing. Nose Hill Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America, features walking and biking trails as well
as an abundance of flora and fauna. The Highland Golf Course and the Calgary Winter Club are also right at your doorstep when you live in Highland
The Highland Park community centre is a popular meeting place for several different community groups, including square dancers, ballroom dancers,
round dancers, and a karate group. The Highland Park Community Association has teamed up with the nearby communities of Mount Pleasant and
Tuxedo Highland Park in order to offer a diversity of recreational programs for residents. The association puts together a number of special events each
year, such as craft fairs and a Stampede barbecue. It is also the community associationís role to act as an advocate on residents for a variety of