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Calgary Inner City / Downtown Real Estate & Communities


In the inner city, you'll find Calgary's most historic homes and neighborhoods, modern infills and condos. There is an eclectic blend of buildings and residents that creates the unique atmosphere that can be found almost nowhere else. The inner city is great for growing families, professionals and young people who want to be close to the city's main core and downtown.

Some of Calgary's most popular neighborhoods are in the inner city. When you live near the city centre, you're close to everything. Work, recreation and entertainment will all be right outside your doorstep!

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Why Live in the Inner City?


Calgary's inner city neighborhoods are vibrant and filled with life. During the day, you can walk to work, find a nearby eatery for lunch, and browse the shops on your way home. You'll be close to Downtown Calgary's legendary nightlife, can take advantage of the unique restaurants nearby and visit parks and green spaces, or take a stroll along the river during nice weather.

The University of Alberta Calgary Centre offers a variety of programs, and many public and private schools serve the area.

Living in Calgary's Inner City Offers:

  • Bow River
  • Elbow River
  • Prince's Island and other green spaces and parks
  • Calgary Zoo
  • Recreation along RiverWalk and Bow River Pathway

The Calgary Zoo


The Calgary Zoo is one of the highlights of Calgary, and the top tourist attraction of the city. It's nestled in the inner city on St. George's Island in the Bow River. Many visitors claim it's one of the best zoos in North America. Over 1 million people visit the zoo each year, and it is home to more than 130 species of animals. The zoo offers many conservation education programs and is a great way to spend an afternoon with family to learn and feel connected to nature while having fun and enjoying the sunshine.

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