Rosedale is an inner city neighbourhood found in the NW quadrant of Calgary. Rosedale is highly sought after by Calgary infill buyers and those seeking inner city redevelopment opportunities.
Establishment of Rosedale dates back to 1929, giving leadway for developers to build new Calgary infills to replace many of the half century old homes in the area.
Close proximity to downtown as well as main routes including the Trans-Canada Highway, Deerfoot Trail, 10th Street NW and 14th Street NW have made the community a prime location for inner city living.
Another great characteristic of the area is access to a multitude of amenities and services as well as leisure and recreation; typical characteristics of every inner city community.
Rosedale Amenities and Services
Rosedale has many amenities and services available to residents within a short driving distance. Stop by 16th Avenue North for a number of services or walk across 10th Street NW to attend SAIT Polytechnic or the Alberta College of Art and Design. The Jubilee Auditorium and North Hill Mall are also located within minutes of the community as well as the Home Depot.
Public transportation is abundant on the areas borders making commuting to and from destinations that much easier.
McHugh Bluff Park and the Bow River Valley are located south of the community for outdoor leisure and recreation. Hundreds of businesses are located all around Rosedale giving people less traveling time for errands and more time for life.
- Home to two schools, Rosedale Elementary teaches kindergarten to grade six.
- Rosedale Junior High teaches grade sevens to grade nines.
- Its convenient for parents to drive their kids to school when living in Rosedale, since both schools are walking distance from any point in the community making it easier for guardians.
- High school designation for student’s grade ten to twelve is Crescent Heights High School which is a short walk from the community.
Going to public school has never been more convenient for kids and teenagers.
Rosedale is a great community with great characteristics. Some of the demographics for the neighbourhood include (City of Calgary, Civic Census 2009)
- Ages 24 and below – 33.5%
- Ages 25 to 54 – 43.4%
- Ages 55 and up – 23.2%
- Average household income – $128,984 (Statistics Canada, 2006 Census)
- Percentage of population with a High School Diploma or higher – 89.0%
- Ratio of residents who own their property – 87.6%
- Ratio of residents who rent their property – 12.4%
Rosedale Public Transportation
Calgary Transit serves the area of Rosedale and its borders well. 10th Street NW, 4th Street NW and 16th Avenue NW all have a bunch of different bus routes that serve all areas of the city. The closest LRT station is SAIT Station and is less than fifteen minutes of walking from any area of the community.
Some of the route names that service Rosedale and close by areas include 16th Avenue North, Rosedale East Calgary, Northhill, Huntington, Northland, Hillhurst, Varsity Acres and Bridgeland, Parkhill and Foothills, BRT – North and West (LRT Replacement), Elbow Drive and Sandstone, MacEwan Express, Panorama Express, Renfrew and Spruce Cliff and Dalhousie and South Calgary (South Centre). LRT can connect you with any area not covered by these public bus routes by transferring via downtown LRT terminal.
The abundance of public transportation for Rosedale makes the area a great place for children to grow up.
Rosedale Community Boundaries Are:
- Northern Border – 16th Avenue NW from 10th Street NW to 4th Street NW
- Eastern Border – 4th Street NW from 16th Avenue NW to McHugh Bluff Park
- Southern Border – McHugh Bluff Park from 4th Street NW to 10th Street NW
- Western Border – 10th Street NW from McHugh Bluff Park to 16th Avenue NW