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Homes and Real Estate in Bowness Calgary
Bowness is the northwest quadrant of Calgary, bordered by the Bow River, 16th Avenue and Stoney Trail. The neighbourhood Montgomery is to the east. Bowness became part of Calgary in 1963 after it had been its own town for many years. Many Calgarians would leave the city to spend time in Bowness in the summers. Now, Bowness is very active with significant socioeconomic diversity. Bowness is currently experiencing gentrification with new businesses and residential infills popping up all of the time. Thanks to these changes, Bowness is becoming a destination once again for Calgarians. People who live in Bowness are affectionately called Bownesians and are very community-oriented.
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There are about 36 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in the neighborhood, and it takes neighbourhood residents an average of five minutes to reach two of them on foot. With its own CTrain station, and about seven bus lines running through it, Bowness also ranks well in regards to public transit. It also has several major intersections that makes it easily accessible for drivers. The City of Calgary's recent renovations to Blakiston Park have made it a draw for people around the city. Bowness's smaller green spaces are attractive to dog owners.
With its proximity to the University of Calgary and SAIT, the community of Bowness is desirable for both students, educators and families alike. It is bordered by major throughways like Shaganappi Trail and Crowchild Trail. Brentwood is home to a variety of retail and dining options, and is a hop, skip and jump to the popular Nose Hill Park – one of the largest urban parks in North America.
Bowness is located in the northwest quadrant of Calgary at the base of Nosehill park. It is adjacent to the communities of Dalhousie, Collingwood and Varsity. Bowness was established in 1960. The area’s sloping topography provides residents with excellent views. Bowness is also very conveniently located, near SAIT, the University of Calgary, and Calgary’s pathway system. The area’s major roadways, Crowchild Trail and John Laurie Boulevard, as well as the LRT, give residents convenient transportation around the city. There are a number of public and separate schools in the area, including Sir Winston High School.
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