Still within the inner-city, Kensington is in the Northwest quadrant of the city. The neighborhood is on the smaller side but puts residents within walking distance of almost everything they need. Kensington Road is a lively street that runs through the neighborhood. Kensington Road has shops, restaurants, bars, salons, and workout studios. Kensington is a short 7-minute drive to downtown but is also easy to get to on foot or by bike. Kensington has amazing city views to the South where residence can admire the downtown skyline from across the Bow River. The neighborhood consists of detached homes, townhomes, and apartments and condominiums.