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Choosing The Best Inner-City Neighbourhood

Choosing The Best Inner-City Neighbourhood

The hustle and bustle of Calgary’s Inner-City means diversity, shorter commutes, access to every kind of dining and cuisine experience, vital nightlife, shopping, and cultural events. But even within the grand landscape of inner-city living, each of Calgary’s urban neighborhoods has its own flavor with unique lifestyle experiences, amenities, and populations. You’ve decided that you want to be a part of downtown living, but how do you know which neighborhood is right for you? Our guide to choosing the best inner-city community is a good place to start.

Which Neighbourhood Is Right For Me?

Using a REALTOR © who specializes in inner-city living is a great resource when exploring the variety of communities in Calgary’s core. The expertise and experience of someone who really understands the nuances of each neighbourhood are invaluable as you search for the perfect home. 

Your Inner-City Specialist can guide you to: 


Are you choosing downtown living to take advantage of amazing dining, live music, funky pubs?

Consider Marda Loop- With a variety of boutique shopping, specialty food shops, local coffee roasters, brewpubs and vibey gastropubs, you could really live your life in these few blocks and never leave! This neighbourhood has a variety of homes from historic and sleek new infills to an abundance of apartment and condo living. 

Are you a family seeking great educational opportunities for your children? 

Consider Mount Royal- This neighbourhood is filled with beautiful, historic homes and large lots with easy access to all amenities, but insulated with gorgeous old trees and meandering streets. And for families, children can attend some of the city’s top schools from kindergarten through grade 12 within walking distance.

Are you an active fitness buff wanting access to gyms and pathways? 

Consider Roxboro/ Rideau Park- With estate homes built along the Elbow River, Rideau and Roxboro boast kilometres of lush pathways with parks and off-leash areas. And you can run yourself right along to the world-class facilities of the Respol Sports Centre.



Do you love Mid Century Design?

Consider Charleswood- Established in 1959, many homes in Charleswood feature the unique architecture typical of the mid-century; flat planes, large windows, geometric features. If you are looking for a mid-century home that has been updated or looking for a restoration project yourself, Charleswood might be the right neighbourhood for you.

Do you want a high-rise apartment with an amazing view?

Consider East Village- With an abundance of new and older apartment buildings, lofts, and converted warehouses, East Village offers true downtown living. And not only do you have access to places like Calgary’s brand new Public Library and the cultural events at Studio Bell, skyline and river views abound.



Do you want easy access to amenities, but still need to access major roadways without hassle?

Consider Bridgeland- Just to the north of Downtown Calgary, Bridgeland is an easy walk, bike, or C-Train ride to downtown. But Bridgeland also offers easy access to Deerfoot Trail for north and south travel, Memorial Drive to access Crowchild Trail, and 16th Avenue to get out of town to the west or east for weekend getaways.

Do you seek walkability and minimal driving? 

Consider Mission- South of the shops, restaurants, and nightlife of 17th Avenue SW, Mission offers a variety of home styles and the option to park your car and get roaming. With grocery stores, personal services, shopping, clubs, workplaces, recreation, walking and bike pathways, and easy access to public transportation concentrated here, there is really almost no reason to start your engine!

We Are Inner-City

Calgary’s Inner-City has something for everyone. Each neighborhood offers its own unique combination of house styles, conveniences, amenities, and people. Tell us about your lifestyle, and what appeals to you about inner-city living and we will help you find a great home in an amazing neighborhood. Our team lives, works and plays in Calgary’s exciting inner-city. Contact us today and let us share our first-hand insight with you.

The Tanya Eklund Group

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Partner With Calgary’s Best

Working with The Tanya Eklund Group puts every resource for buying and selling at your fingertips. Our team of real estate experts is committed to an exceptional outcome for your buy or sell transaction. Connect with us, share your objective, and we will provide a strategy that is intentionally designed to help you achieve your real estate goal. You don’t have to navigate this complicated journey alone. The Tanya Eklund Group is the best choice of partner on your real estate adventure.

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The Tanya Eklund Group is a team of highly knowledgeable, skilled, real estate professionals. Our team concept allows us to offer a full-service, elevated buying or selling experience to our clients. But most importantly, we are dedicated to building trusted and loyal relationships with our clients. Connect with us to share your real estate goals, and we will share with you why we are the perfect team to make them happen. 

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