Great News for Regal Crest’s Observatory Hill Community in Richmond Hill
After a long and arduous fight, David Dunlap Observatory in Richmond Hill was declared a national historic site on July 31st, 2019 by Environment Minister Catherine McKenna. Regal Crest Homes couldn’t be more excited for their Observatory Hill community located just minutes away from the David Dunlop site. This landmark is a wonderful contribution to science as stargazing is a big part of ongoing scientific studies. The Observatory is now considered as 1 of 8 historical sites in Canada.
In a recent Toronto Star article, Mayor Dave Barrow of Richmond Hill said, “We are thrilled that the Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory was recognized with historical designation.” The stargazing community, comprised of Richmond Hill residents, city staff and council members, has been fighting to preserve David Dunlap Observatory for 10 years.
Regal Crest’s Observatory Hill community, located on Bayview just north of 16th Avenue is an exclusive neighbourhood with lots of history offering a prestigious address, convenient amenities and beautiful designs in a collection of towns, 36’, 45’ and 50’ lots of singles and 27’ semi- detached new homes. As one of the most sought out locations, and close to the heart of Richmond Hill, this community is ideal for families. Not to mention that it is nestled within the protected greenspace around the David Dunlop Observatory.
This community is already surrounded by well-established amenities like schools, both public and Catholic as well as Montessori. It is surrounded by greenspace like the Mill Pond Park and a number of walking trails. The town is also home to Richmond Green Sports Centre which also hosts an annual Pumpkin Fest. If shopping is on your list, be sure to check out Hillcrest Mall, just a short drive away. For entertainment, take in a movie at the Silver City Theatre or a show at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.
You can easily navigate your way almost anywhere in the GTA or York Region through Bayview Avenue or Yonge Street’s public transit systems, or commute conveniently by car via Highways 404 or the 407.
Observatory Hill in Richmond Hill is one of the many award-winning communities that Regal Crest builds throughout the GTA in the most popular, desirable towns and cities. Regal Crest Homes is a builder that is proud to be celebrating over 50 years of successful home building throughout southern Ontario.
Browse through our current and upcoming product or learn about our past communities on our website. If you’re looking for a quick closing home in communities across the GTA, Regal Crest has a variety of homes virtually move-in ready, offering the ease of a brand new, never lived in home - without the wait.