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YOUR SUMMER BUCKET LIST FOR THE GTA

We all appreciate the summer months so very much. Yet, as summer is now drawing to a close, it’s high time we greet its decline with zeal and aplomb. That’s why we’ve made this end of summer bucket list - specifically for the GTA.

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YOUR GUIDE TO THE BEST SCHOOLS IN RICHMOND HILL

Choosing the right school can have a big impact on your child’s future. That's why we felt compelled to deliver this guide to the best schools in Richmond Hill.

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THE VERY BEST CAFES IN RICHMOND HILL

Where are you to find the best Cafés? Not to worry fellow bean-heads, for we’ve found the very best Cafés in Richmond Hill. Continue reading to find out where they are!

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THE SUCCESS OF DOORS OPEN RICHMOND HILL

Learn about the success of Doors Open Richmond Hill presented by Observatory Hill.

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BIKE SAFETY TIPS FOR 2019

There are a number of bike riding safety tips of which we all need to be aware. Here is what you need to know if you plan on taking your bicycle on the road this year.

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BILD Awards 2019 Nomination

We are excited to announce that Observatory Hill has been nominated for The Best New Community in the GTA.

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THE SUCCESS OF THE CHINESE NEW YEAR SALES EVENT AND OBSERVATORY HILL HOMES

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all those who came to our Chinese New Year Event and helped make it a huge success. The interest shown in our Observatory Hill homes this last weekend was astounding, and we’d love to tell you why.

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WINTER FUN IN RICHMOND HILL

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t get outside and enjoy the feeling of the sun on your face and the wind in your hair. Richmond Hill has a lot of fun winter options for you and the whole family!

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POPULAR TRADITIONS BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS

In the spirit of this holiday season, here are a few of the most popular pre-Christmas traditions that people observe today.

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A HUGELY SUCCESSFUL GRAND OPENING WEEKEND

We experienced a historic moment this last October 27th. We’re very pleased to say that Observatory Hill’s Grand Opening was an incredible success!

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WHICH LOT WILL BE YOUR SHINING STAR

Our new site plan is now available! Choosing your lot location at Observatory Hill is now a reality. Here’s a quick breakdown of the home and lot locations in this one-of-a-kind luxury community.

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LIVE IN A UNIVERSE OF STYLE AND COMFORT

There’s a lot about Observatory Hill that makes it a great place to live. It’s ideally situated in Richmond Hill and close to major transit routes. However, the qualifying factor of Observatory Hill’s true worth lies in its spectacular homes. We’ve recently published the new home model floor plans for you to browse and discover!

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ALL THE PARK AMENITIES ARE JUST A CLICK AWAY

We have more exciting news! We’ve just launched a brand new Interactive Map of the David Dunlap Observatory Park. Not only will this new map allow you to browse all the incredible features the Park has to offer, but each feature also has its own unique video.

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AN IMPRESSIVE COLLECTION OF MODEL HOMES

During our Grand Opening Event this coming October 27th, we will have an impressively vast selection of homes available for you to view. The remarkable number of model homes available has reached the grand total of 11! Here’s a quick breakdown of what you can expect to see on opening day.

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WE BELIEVE IN GREATNESS

Starting next week, we will be beginning a consistent roll-out of updates, as we now have an official date for our Grand Opening! This October 27th will mark the official release for Phase 1 of Observatory Hill.

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REACH FOR THE STARS AND LIVE IN OBSERVATORY HILL

The three components of a community that you want in perfect balance are exceptional housing, verdant green space, and attractive amenities. It is this last feature that is the most difficult to perfect. However, this is where Observatory Hill has found truly stellar success.

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THE MASTER PLAN FOR THE PARK HAS BEEN APPROVED AND IT IS OUT OF THIS WORLD

A community without nature and green space only adds to urban city sprawl. To truly feel like home, a community needs trees, grasses, and shrubs. That is why we’re so ecstatic that The David Dunlap Observatory Park Master Plan has been fully approved!

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THE DAVID DUNLAP OBSERVATORY AND ITS INFLUENCE ON POPULAR CULTURE

You may be interested to know, the David Dunlap Observatory has actually contributed a great deal to the world of science fiction and popular culture, more than you might realize.

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THESE ASTRONOMY PROGRAMS ARE OUT OF THIS WORLD

Great news for all stargazers! The David Dunlap Observatory is now open to the public and is hosting a series of programs all summer long.

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AN ENDLESS EXPANSE OF AMENITIES

For generations, astronomers have gazed out into the far reaches of the universe, discerning the unknown and trying to make sense of the infinite space that surrounds us. It is this sense of grandeur that Observatory Hill has used as inspiration to deliver a selection of amenities that are simply out of this world.

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HOW A SMALL SHACK EXPANDED OUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE UNIVERSE

Observatory Hill is a master-planned community nestled in one of the greenest parts of Richmond Hill. The world-renowned David Dunlap Observatory, for which the development is named, has been an important instrument of astrological discovery.

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THE PRESERVATION AND ENHANCEMENT OF DAVID DUNLAP OBSERVATORY PARK

In an effort to protect the area surrounding the David Dunlap Observatory the town of Richmond Hill has made official plans to conserve and increase the number of trees and amount of vegetation in the area.

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OBSERVATORY HILL NOW TRULY A DESTINATION IN RICHMOND HILL AND YORK REGION

110 acres (45 hectares) of the municipal park, conserved from the pre-2008 David Dunlap Observatory and Park, are now confirmed as destination green space in Richmond Hill, and will be supported by a $54 million budgetary allocation from the Town of Richmond Hill. This conserved park is adjacent to the projected 79-acre (32-hectare) Observatory Hill subdivision...

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RESIDENTIAL GUIDELINES

If you're among the people dying to know what's coming to Observatory Hill, some really interesting information has just been released. Residential guidelines are finally prepared and were recently made available. What does that mean for you? Well, it means quite a lot, but specifically, the whole site now has an architectural vision, and it's very exciting. We've assembled a list of 5 standout features that we hope will get you as fired-up about this world-class project as we are...

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MARCH BREAK IN SOUTHERN ONTARIO

March Break is the perfect time to get everyone together for some good old fashioned family bonding. There's so much to experience and do together in Richmond Hill, York Region, and Toronto that deciding can become a little daunting. Here's a list to ease you into a week full of fun, and education. These are Observatory Hill's top March Break events for 2016...

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CONGRATULATIONS TO LYN TAN OF RICHMOND HILL!

Congratulations to Lyn Tan of Richmond Hill!Lyn was randomly selected from over a thousand sweepstakes entrants and won a fantastic new telescope courtesy of the Observatory Hill team. Now, she and her family can enjoy the night sky together and discover some of its many wonders.Your family can get in on the action too! Living at Observatory Hill means being just moments from the David Dunlap Observatory, its programs, and the chance to explore outer space from your own backyard. Inspire your family. Call Observatory Hill home.

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A LOCAL STAR

Anyone who's ever visited the David Dunlap Observatory knows it's an incredibly special place. Not only is it strikingly beautiful, it also carries an aura that's almost surreal; perhaps that's why it was chosen to be a star, -in the figurative sense of course. In 1960 the film "Universe" was released by the National Film Board of Canada, and was met with much praise. It was nominated for an Oscar in the 'best documentary' category the year it was released, and offered some of the most vivid special effects anyone had ever seen....

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A CLEARER DIRECTION FOR THE DAVID DUNLAP OBSERVATORY PARK

You already know Observatory Hill is set to become one of Canada's foremost communities, and you already know its public spaces will match that forecasted standard of excellence, but everyone has been eagerly awaiting a true direction for the park and heritage site. That wait might be over. Two unique plans (A and B) were created for this special site with the intent of allowing public opinion and the best possible outcome for coming and current communities. Plan A is called "Observatory Park" and would act as a regional attraction highlighted by The David Dunlap Observatory...

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A FULL CHRISTMAS

Here at Observatory Hill we're all a little obsessed with outer space, and for good reason. Our whole development is inspired by Richmond Hill's historic David Dunlap Observatory (The DDO,) sure, but let's be real, why wouldn't we be? Space is just cool! It's awe inspiring, it's almost entirely undiscovered, and it helps us build our dreams and aspirations. Not everyone can live at Observatory Hill though, so not everyone will get to experience great leaps of discovery or see what an astronomer sees; however, something really cool is coming that people all over the world can check...

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