Evanston energy

Northwest community is experiencing rapid growth, thanks to affordable homes and extensive amenities

One of the fastest growing communities in the city, Evanston was designed with lifestyle in mind. Located on the city’s northern edge and bounded by two major arteries – Shaganappi Trail and Stoney Trail – the community features easy access to the downtown core and the mountains.

“Evanston’s vision was wide-open spaces and a place for families to grow and flourish. It was achieved by creating parks, soccer fields, green spaces and amenities right in the community,” said Laura Field, marketing co-ordinator for Qualico Communities, the developer behind Evanston.

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Crossroads community

Dalhousie offers old-world architecture and modern connectivity in Calgary’s northwest

When it comes to location and convenient access to major thoroughfares, you can’t beat Calgary’s northwest neighbourhood of Dalhousie.

Bounded on four sides by major roads – John Laurie Boulevard, Shaganappi Trail, Crowchild Trail and Sarcee Trail – Dalhousie is at the heart of it all. Getting to and from downtown, or out to the mountains, is a breeze.

“Definitely the proximity to downtown attracted us,” said Sean French, president of the Dalhousie Community Association, who moved to Dalhousie 10 years ago from nearby Varsity. (more…)

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