Calgary’s Best Late-Century Neighbourhood (Built 1975-2000)

Just south of Fish Creek Provincial Park, Millrise is a suburban community of mostly single-family detached residences that was developed in the early 1980s.

Illustration by Cristian Fowlie

Winner: Millrise

Average Home Price: $375,313

Just south of Fish Creek Provincial Park, Millrise is a suburban community of mostly single-family detached residences that was developed in the early 1980s. Neighbourhood amenities include an outdoor skating rink, playgrounds and several seniors’ housing residences, while its proximity to Fish Creek offers Millrisers easy access to beautiful hiking and biking trails, fishing spots and wildlife-sighting areas. Millrise residents are also near a CTrain station and grocery shopping amenities in neighbouring Shawnessy, with the campus of St. Mary’s University to the northeast.

Unique Feature: The Millrise Community Association is an active organization that hosts events such as colouring contests for kids, community gardening conversations and holiday celebrations.

What the judges said: “Access to LRT is quite important. Millrise has that access, as well as proximity to nature in Fish Creek.” -Francisco Alaniz Uribe

Runners-Up

Arbour Lake, Pineridge

 

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This article appears in the August 2022 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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