Whitehorn, Temple, Calgary neighbourhoods overview
These communities lie between 32nd Ave and 48th Ave (McKnight) NE and east of the 36th Street shopping corridor. These communities were developed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The community is primarily low density residential with a mix of single family homes, townhomes, and low-rise rental apartments. Whitehorn is the neighbourhood between 36nd Street and 52 Street NE and all the streets begin with "White." Temple is the neighbourhood between 52nd Street and 68th Street and all the streets begin with "Temple." The community is serviced by the Whitehorn LRT station on the Northeast leg.
The community is well-schooled with five public elementary and three Catholic elementary schools. Public board high schools students go to schools in their neighbourhood, while Catholic high school students must attend their school just to the north. The community is readily accessible to the University, SAIT and ACAD at the eastern end via the LRT or via the Great Circle bus route (#72/73).
The area is serviced by the small plazas along 52nd Street and by Castleridge Mall to the north and Village Square Mall to the south. The community is also close to the 32nd Street NE shopping corridor adjacent to the Northeast LRT leg, with several large malls.
The area has a number of large parks. The Village Square Leisure Centre, with various facilities including a wave pool, is just south of the community. The new Prairie Winds Park, with an outdoor pool, is to the north of the community. There are a number of restaurants (mostly chains) along 32nd Avenue, east of 36th Street NE. Movie theatres are close-by at London Towne Square and Marlborough. The city-owned McCall Lake golf course is west on 32nd Avenue, just before the Deerfoot Trail.
The community is mostly single family homes in a range of styles.
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