Avenue Magazine has released their annual list of best neighbourhoods in Calgary, and the southwest community of Christie Park made the list.
Quick facts about Christie Park:
- Community establised in 1990
- Home to 2,217 residents as of 2014
- Average property value is $643,000
Calgarians were surveyed on their favourite communities, and couple with information from Leger Marketing, communities were scored in a variety of areas. Here's how Christie Park stacked up this year:
- Walkability score: 98
- Low crime score: 32
- Access to restaurants score: 137
- Access to recreation score: 54
While Christie Park came in at 55th overall in Calgary, there's good reasons why it should be ranked higher. Here's a few:
Misato Sushi & Grill:
Delicious Japanese cuisine at an affordable price. The service and the sushi are equally impressive. Be sure to try their legendary Special Roll.
Cuisine Type: Japanese/Sushi
Address: 1851 Sirocco Drive SW
Many Calgarians claim this is the best pizza in the city. This restaurant serves up traditional Italian comfort food: pizzas, pastas and more.
Cuisine Type: Italian/Pizza
Address: 11625 Elbow Drive SW
Westside Recreation Centre:
Focused on health and wellness for all ages and ability levels. Offering fitness classes, exercise room, climbing wall, aquatic centre and various sports courts.
Address: 2000, 69 Street SW