Located between the Sarcee Trail to its’ east and north, the Bow Trail to the south, 69th street to the west, and Old Banff Coach Road also to its’ south, Patterson Heights is a small residential neighborhood with a population of just over 4,000 residents. On land that was originally annexed to the city of Calgary in 1956 and established as a neighborhood in 1983, Patterson Heights has a mix of single detached dwellings, townhouses, and apartments that populate the neighborhood. Two Calgary landmarks are located within the community including the CFCN Tower and a historic brick house that was the original home of the Crandel family – the owners of the first brick factory in all of Alberta.
The public school students of Patterson Heights are assigned to attend the Olympic Heights elementary, Vincent Massey junior high, and Ernest Manning senior high school while the Catholic school students regularly attend John Costello elementary, St. Michael junior high, St. Gregory junior high, and Bishop Carroll senior high school. All of these schools are located in surrounding communities.
The area is known for its’ popular Stampede breakfast held each year at the time of the Stampede.
The ample green space in the community is well taken care of by the local Girl Guides who work to maintain the gardens as well and to aid in neighborhood cleanup.
Patterson Heights/Prominence is at an elevation that allows its’ residents some exquisite views of nearby areas.
The Bow Trail is the quickest way to the downtown core of Calgary which is no more than ten minutes away at all times.
Transportation is not an issue for those that do not have a vehicle in their driveway as Calgary Transit has nearly a dozen stops that are spread throughout Patterson Heights, allowing residents the opportunity to visit other parts of the city at a low cost.
Edworthy Park lies to the northeast of the community. Complete with over 5 kilometres of hiking and biking trails, the city park is within the greater Bow River valley. Ultimately, Patterson Heights is not just surrounded by green space but the neighborhood is built with much green space included within it. It is a community unique to Calgary for its’ beauty and what it offers to explorers of the region. While still being connected to the downtown area through a direct route, Patterson Heights allows its’ residents the opportunity to sit down and enjoy the trees, the birds, and the adventures that lie ahead.
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