Patterson, Calgary is a 134-acre residential neighborhood located in southwest Calgary. Patterson, also known as Patterson Heights, was first developed
in the 1980s. At the time, the neighborhood consisted mostly of individually owned acreages. Today, it is a mixed residential development that features
single family detached dwellings, apartments, condominiums, and townhomes.
Patterson is home to two important landmarks: the CFCN tower and a historic brick house that was home to the Crandel Family, who owned Alberta’s first
brick factory. The house was later purchased by the Patterson family, after whom the neighborhood was named.
Patterson, Calgary is bounded by Sarcee Trail to the east and north, Bow Trail to the south, and 69th Street to the west. The neighborhood sits on a
large hill, so it offers gorgeous views of the Bow River Valley and the downtown area. Bow Trail was expanded to the area, so Patterson residents enjoy
quick access to the city’s downtown core.
Patterson, Calgary boasts beautiful homes that sit high above the city. The homes in Patterson were inspired by the architecture in San Francisco. There
are around 536 single family homes in Patterson that range in price from $500,000 to $5 million. There are also a large number of condos and
townhomes (approximately 1,400) in the area, with prices starting at around $225,000. Patterson, Calgary has a home ownership rate of around 77%.
There are several schools Patterson, Calgary area. For shopping, residents of Patterson can head to West Springs. In the heart of Patterson, there’s a
six-acre public square that is reminiscent of an English country garden. Amenities in the public square include picnic areas, pathways, tennis courts,
volleyball courts, basketball courts, a gazebo, and a water park that is converted into a skating rink in the wintertime.
Parks and Recreation
Patterson, Calgary is served by the Coach Hill-Patterson Heights Community Association. Sports programs that the association organizes for community
youth include soccer, hockey, baseball, lacrosse, and softball. Patterson’s community centre is located on Old Banff Coach Road. Tae Kwon Do, Celtic
dancing, Senior’s bridge, baton classes, Girl Guides, Brownies, and mom and tots are some of the programs offered at the community centre. Special
events that are organized in the neighborhood on an annual basis include a popular Stampede Breakfast.
Patterson, Calgary is bordered to the north and east by Edworthy Park. Edworthy Park is a large, diverse park that offers year-round recreational
opportunities. The park’s features include a playground, picnic sites, gazebo, and off-leash areas.