Glendale Calgary Infills Community and Home Search
Glendale is an up and coming inner city Calgary SW community established back in 1955. The community is in great proximity to downtown Calgary, giving it’s inner city real-estate great value and is the site of many new infill developments.
Views of the Rockies westward are characteristic of many different areas inside the community, contributing to added value for many of its homes.
Glendale Amenities and Services
Glendale is bordered by main routes, some of which that are listed above, that provide numerous strip malls and access to other main routes with even more businesses. Westbrook Mall is minutes north of Glendale, while Signal Hill Shopping Centre is minutes south.
The advantage of being in an inner city community such as Glendale is the ease of access to services and amenities of all kinds surrounding the community. Great recreational advantages include having access to Optimist Park, Glendale Meadows and Athletic Park and the pathway that coincides with the parks.
There are three schools in Glendale, two public elementary and one separate junior high. 37th Street SW is the main source of all public transportation for the community that can be reached in less than ten minutes of walking from any point inside Glendale.
Glendale has three schools inside its borders. Two of them are Glendale and Glenmeadow Elementary Schools that teach kindergarten to grade six. Privatized St. Gregory Elementary /Junior High is also within Glendale which gives a privatized learning opportunity for student’s kindergarten to grade nine.
Designated public schools include Glendale Elementary, Vincent Massey and A.E. Cross for Junior High and Ernest Manning for Senior High. These schools are in close proximity to the community.
Glendale is an amazing inner city community in Calgary’s SW quadrant. Check out these particular demographic statistics that might interest new home buyers looking for a house in the area (City of Calgary, Civic Census 2009)
- Ages 24 and below – 31.4%
- Ages 25 to 54 – 44.0%
- Ages 55 and up – 24.6%
- Average household income – $70,238 (Statistics Canada, 2006 Census)
- Percentage of population with a High School Diploma or higher – 78.1%
- Ratio of residents who own their property – 80.0%
- Ratio of residents who rent their property – 20.4%
Glendale’s main source of public transportation is 37th Street SW found on the eastern boundary of Glendale. Three main routes on 37th Street SW include Circle Routes 72 and 73 and Glenbrook Express 166. Circle Routes encircle the whole city connecting stations from the south and north sectors.
Other routes that are close by include Signal Hill, 69th Street, Killarney and 26th Avenue, Aspen Woods, BRT North and West, Valley Ridge, Coach Hill, Cougar Ridge and Strathcona. Glendale has numerous different opportunities for residents trying to get somewhere.
Glendale Community Boundaries Are:
- Northern Border – 17th Avenue SW from Sarcee Trail SW to 37th Street SW
- Eastern Border – 37th Street SW from 17th Avenue SW to 26th Avenue SW
- Southern Border – 26th Avenue SW from 37th Street SW to Sarcee Trail SW
- Western Border – Sarcee Trail SW from 26th Avenue SW to 17th Avenue SW
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