Hounsfield Heights/ Briar Hill
Family Living Close to Downtown
Briar Hill is a North West Calgary community located just above Hillhurst & West Hillhurst, providing breathtaking views of Downtown Calgary and the Rocky Mountains. The area has a rich history. It was once part of the Riley family homestead (which also contained Hillhurst, St. Andrew’s Heights and University Heights. Thomas Riley and his wife Georgina Hounsfield Riley and their children settled there in 1888.
Hounsfield Heights and Briar Hill recently acquired a new state-of-the-art community centre, which is shared with the local fire department and police. The centre contains a gymnasium and is used for martial arts, women’s self defense, summer basketball, indoor soccer, and senior’s badminton. A playgroup and ccommunity kindergarten meet at the local elementary school. In the coming years, expansions to the hall will continue, with additions including a common area, storage space, offices, and youth activity space.
Current Housing Stats from 2014