Altadore, Calgary Community
Continuously named as one of Calgary’s best neighborhoods, Altadore offers an eclectic mix of housing – from trendy high-end infills and new apartment condos to luxury homes and older character homes. This mature, tree-lined residential community is located in Calgary’s southwest.
City of Calgary census numbers shows that a greater proportion of residents in this popular inner-city community are couples with/without children and young professionals with higher education (university degrees) and have higher incomes than the city average.
Community of Altadore, Calgary
Established in 1945, Altadore is a thriving community with a surge in new housing and retail locations being constructed. Within the Marda Loop shopping and entertainment district, you will find many unique stores and boutiques, specialty restaurants, coffee houses, and pubs. Marda Loop is a popular shopping destination throughout the year for all Calgarians, especially in August when tens of thousands of people flock to the area for Marda Gras, a New Orleans-themed festival.
The community of Altadore, along with Garrison Woods and South Calgary, is part of the Marda Loop Community Association and is one of the fastest-growing communities in Canada and does have a redevelopment plan in place.
Altadore contains two elementary schools operated by the Calgary Board of Education - Altadore Elementary and Dr. Oakley School. Mount Royal University is also located minutes away from the community.
Location of Altadore, Calgary Community
Altadore’s proximity to the Elbow River on its southeast border is a large part of its appeal, located between 14th Street and Crowchild Trail SW, with 33rd Avenue to the north, the community is conveniently located to major thoroughfares for any commute.
The always popular River Park is located in Altadore on the ridge above Sandy Beach and has a large designated off-leash area. The community also has a number of nearby golf courses and is a short drive to the Glenmore Reservoir making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.