In between the poetic views of the Rocky Mountains and downtown Calgary is where the community of Whitehorn is found. Tucked in between McKnight Boulevard to the north, 52nd Avenue to the east, 32nd Avenue to the south, and 36th Street to the west, Whitehorn was originally established in the early 1960s with the surrounding neighborhoods here. The area has since grown to be a popular part of Calgary for new families and retirees looking to settle down somewhere that is a little ways away from the city but still close enough to amenities. There are approximately 12,000 residents in between the borders of Whitehorn. There’s a significant Vietnamese and East Origin immigrant population here – immigrants comprise of approximately 40% of all residents. Furthermore the majority of properties in Whitehorn are single-family detached homes or semi-detached, with approximately 25% being used for renting.
Public school students of Whitehorn attend Colonel J. Fred Scott elementary, Chief Justice Milvain elementary, Annie Gale junior high, and Lester B. Pearson senior high. Catholic school students attend the nearby St. Wilfrid elementary, Father Scollen junior high, and Bishop McNally senior high school.
The Whitehorn neighborhood is known for the many amenities located in close proximity including but not limited to main transportation routes such as the Deerfoot Trail, the Sunridge Mall, the Deerfoot Mall, and the Calgary International Airport. There’s also much employment offered nearby in the restaurants, malls, and businesses located nearby as well as the industrial area unique to northeast Calgary. The major roadways and the LRT line make it a well-connected area, and the Calgary bike path system also runs its way through Whitehorn encouraging residents to take advantage of the much green space found throughout.
Calgary Transit has over a dozen stops installed in various pockets of Whitehorn and beyond that, there’s also the Whitehorn C-Train LRT station stop that many residents choose to use to transport themselves to other parts of Calgary.
This isn’t no ordinary Calgary community with exquisite views of the downtown core and the Rocky Mountains, the walkways and pathways available for residents to use, and the employment opportunities available here. While Calgary may put on a pretty face, it’s the residents that make up the communities contained within the city that make it what it is. The heart and soul of communities like Whitehorn are the young families purchasing their first home, the retirees looking to settle in somewhere special, and the professionals looking for a temporary space to call home. Whitehorn is open to one and all. Very much an up and coming part of Calgary, prospective property owners are invited to take a drive through Whitehorn’s streets to get a better idea of the strengths seen in Whitehorn.
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