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What it's Like to Live in East Calgary

Founded in 1916, the East Calgary area was originally a village in Alberta. It held that designation for three years until it became part of the City of Calgary in 1919. Today, East Calgary is a residential district encompassing many neighbourhoods. Located east of the Bow River, the district's natural boundaries are east of Deerfoot Trail, north of Glenmore Trail SE, and south of Memorial Drive NE. With a mix of residential communities, industrial areas, and large commercial spaces, East Calgary is an eclectic area quickly gaining popularity. Still on the fence about moving to East Calgary? Read on to learn more about all the best reasons to love life in East Calgary.

The East Calgary Lifestyle

Lifestyle in East Calgary

Once a village, East Calgary, a conglomerate of

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What it's Like to Live in Northwest Calgary

As the country's third-largest city, Calgary has recently experienced a renaissance, thanks to a significant economic boom. In addition to Calgary's solid local economy, it has a stunning, natural beauty with rolling prairie hills, luscious green spaces, and stunning vista views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Northwest Calgary is located around 15 kilometres away from Downtown Calgary, and is an incredibly desirable area in its own right due to its residential suburbs and stunning parks. Keep reading to learn more about life in Northwest Calgary and why so many residents are paying attention to this growing area.

Northwest Calgary Lifestyle

What's it Like Living in Northwest Calgary?

Northwest Calgary, a conglomerate of over sixty different communities, is one of the largest districts

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What it's Like to Live in Northeast Calgary

As one of the largest cities in western Canada, Calgary is steadily becoming one of the country's fastest-growing cities. With its rugged, natural beauty, ample employment opportunities, booming local economy, and high quality of living, it's easy to see why so many people are relocating to the area.

Northeast Calgary in particular offers many of the city's greatest amenities: museums, zoos, golf courses, upscale shopping, and more. Located east of the famous Nose Hill Park, Northeast Calgary is a naturally beautiful district with hills and prairie landscapes, coupled with the area's well-kept green spaces. Read on to learn more about living in Northeast Calgary and why this area is worth considering if you're moving to Calgary.

The Northeast

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What it's Like to Live in Calgary's City Centre

With its rugged, natural beauty, ample employment opportunities, booming local economy, and high quality of living, it's easy to see why so many people are eager to invest in Calgary real estate. And of the areas that are rapidly growing, one of the most in-demand areas is the City Centre community.

The City Centre community is a vibrant urban district in the center of Canada's third-largest city, with a world-class food scene, a budding art scene, and a thriving economy. Comprising ten primary neighbourhoods, the City Centre is bounded by the Bow River at the north, 14th Street SW at the west, the Elbow River at the east, and borders 1 Street SE and Stampede Park at the south. Does life in the heart of Calgary sound like a dream come true? Keep

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What it's Like to Live in North Calgary

Calgary is well-known as one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada. With its rugged, natural beauty, booming local economy, and high quality of living, it's easy to see why so many people are interested in Calgary real estate. And while nearly every area of Calgary is growing, one of the fastest-growing areas is the North Calgary community, which borders the City Centre, the Northeast Calgary, and the Northwest Calgary.

While quieter than the City Centre with its Beltline nightlife options, North Calgary balances residential tranquillity and big-city vibrancy. Just a quick commute from Downtown Calgary and the Calgary Airport, North Calgary is a beautiful area filled with parks, charming shops, and tree-lined streets. Home to famous Nose Hill

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Conveniences of Living in North Calgary

North Calgary in Alberta has much to offer residents. For those considering purchasing one of the townhomes or luxury homes in this area, it's essential to get a feel for this community before deciding to invest in it. The city is diverse, from beautiful neighbourhoods with historic architecture to ample green space and the downtown area's business core. Some residents commute from the city's suburban area into downtown for work, entertainment, and dining. Read on to discover four of the biggest conveniences of living in North Calgary if you're considering buying a home in this area.

Short Commutes to Downtown Calgary

One of the best reasons to live in North Calgary is the shorter commute times to some of the most prominent areas in the region,

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Calgary Neighbourhoods with the Best Rocky Mountain Views

Looking for a home with amazing mountain views? Calgary real estate might just have exactly what you need. Calgary's City Centre is about 1,042 meters above sea level. Because of its location and elevation, many Calgary neighbourhoods offer amazing views of the Rocky Mountains.

Calgary is a city of more than 1.3 million people in the province of Alberta. Founded in the late 1800s, it received its name from Calgary on the Isle of Mull in Scotland.

The city lies within the foothills of the Parkland and Grassland Natural regions. It also is located between the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the Canadian Prairies and about 80 kilometres east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Keep reading to find a list of the best Calgary

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Best Perks of Living Near Valley View Park

East Calgary is an electoral district that contains Valleyview Park. In Calgary's history, the East Calgary community has existed twice. The first creation was in 1963, but the district was abolished in 1971 when it became Calgary-McCall. The current district was established with a boundary redistribution in 1993. East Calgary's neighbourhoods include the Vista Heights community, the Rundle community, the Marlborough community, the Mayland Heights community, and more.

The 10.5 hectare Valleyview Park is a relatively new park within East Calgary. One of the city's hidden gems, it features a variety of recreational facilities, picnic tables, ponds, and green space. Located at 28th Street and 30th Ave SE, the park has ample free parking in two lots.

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Calgary Condo Buildings with Penthouses

Calgary is a beautiful urban city that offers remarkable scenery and views of the Rocky Mountains, the Bow River, and local parks. Those who want to soak in those sights from the comfort of their homes often opt to live in a high-rise Calgary condo. So, why not get the best of the best by investing in a penthouse unit if the budget allows?

Penthouse living is the epitome of luxury. These homes are spacious and often decorated with top-of-the-line installations, and there are typically several amenities and perks. Keep reading to learn about some must-see Calgary penthouse units in top communities.

The Concord

The Concord is a 14-storey spectacular structure along the Bow River and Prince's Island Park in the downtown core. This community

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Perks of Living Near International Avenue

When it comes to choosing a home in the best neighbourhoods in Calgary, a key benefit for residents of the East Calgary community is the district's easy access to International Avenue, a vibrant business district located on 17th Avenue S.E., from 26 to 61st streets. Thinking about moving to Calgary? Keep reading to discover just a few of the best perks of living in an East Calgary neighbourhood close to International Avenue.

Fabulous Food and Shopping

Popular International Avenue Food & Shops

  • Mimo
  • Ramen Tekkotsu Ya
  • Pho Dau Bo
  • Supreme Dosa
  • Golden Cactus Mexican Grill
  • Bravo Restaurant
  • Nile Supermarket
  • Coastal Grocery Market

International Avenue provides a truly international shopping and dining experience with

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