University District is a bold new vision for life in Calgary. This new neighbourhood offers a complete city life, with a range of housing choices, office space, bustling retail core, community amenities, and public and green spaces – all tied together by a conscious, mindful approach to community design.

Recreation & Attractions

University District is a place to gather and enjoy the city, and the people around us. The neighbourhood offers diverse dining options, from pubs to restaurants to cafes. A central piazza-style market will host performances, farmer’s markets, and public art.

A modern Main Street promenade will present a mix of conveniences, artisanal shops, services, and unique gathering spaces, all supported by street furniture, plants and lighting. Patio spaces throughout the streetscape will foster a sense of welcoming, safety, and social connections.

The world’s best cities have an architectural sense of discovery – it feels like there’s a surprise around every corner. UD will be no different. Through a progressive architectural ethos, the community will take on a high quality, built-over-time look and feel.

University District is a product of the university’s best minds, and world-class thought leadership in every field is a part of its identity. The neighbourhood will benefit from this close proximity, hosting visiting lecturers from around the world, notable alumni, and ongoing events over the years.


Downtown Access

University District is in one of Calgary’s most desirable locations – linked with the University of Calgary, and close to the core of the city. With easy access to key arteries, ample retail and services, and some of Calgary’s finest communities, University District is as perfect a location as one could ask for. It’s Calgary’s new urban model, embodied. Find your way here.


University District is surrounded by long-established communities and amenities. The retail, services, and top-notch medical facilities thus become part and parcel of this neighbourhood.


University District strives for truly complete living – it’s in the design. Diverse housing choices for all walks of life, complemented by exceptional green spaces, a vibrant urban high street blooming with with retail and services, and easy navigation around the neighbourhood: University District is a new urban ideal for the city of Calgary.

Neighbourhood Amenities