Medicine Hat’s downtown is home to several of the City’s most important and recognized institutions; City Hall, the Court House, Esplanade Theatre and Museum. It is a charming and historic area with a budding trendy vibe. The Downtown primarily features independent businesses, which provides a friendly & welcoming atmosphere. Above downtown overlooking the river valley is the Hill neighbourhood. This older area features a very walk-able grid pattern with a variety of housing options. Daily shopping and service needs are highly accessible.