Saskatoon Neighbourhood – Richmond Heights
Richmond Heights, adjacent to the South Saskatchewan River, features walking trails in the Meewasin Valley. G.D. Archibald Park North hosts baseball and soccer games. Luther Heights is a Luther care community for those aged 60 and over. In 2006, 73.5% of the residents owned their own home. The average home size was 2.3 residents. According to MLS data, the average sale price of a home as of 2013 was $362,063.
Location – Within the Lawson Suburban Development Area (West Side), the neighbourhood of Richmond Heights is bordered on the North by Circle Drive. Warman Road lies to the west side. To the south is Hazen Street, and finally the eastern perimeter is the geophysical boundary of the South Saskatchewan River upon which G.D. Archibald Park North is found.
Layout – The crescents and avenues are fashioned around Archibald Park West. The roads have been mainly named with a royal connection: Rupert Drive, Richmond Crescent, Place (North, South), Eddy Place, Alexandra Avenue, Noble Crescent, Prince of Wales Avenue and Empire Avenue.
History – Land was annexed for the Richmond Heights neighbourhood for the city of Saskatoon in 1955-59. The majority of dwellings were part of the original construction which took place in the 1960s.
Education – No schools are part of this neighbourhood. In the 1970s, Richmond Heights School served kids in the neighbourhood before closing in the mid-1980s due to declining enrolment. The building is now the Luther Senior’s Centre with a senior’s condo complex to the east on the old playground site. Students were then transferred over to North Park School.
Area Parks – G.D. Archibald Park North (N) hosts a wading pool, playground and many baseball and soccer games. G.D. Archibald Park West (N)
Community – The North Park / Richmond Heights Community Association has amalgamated to provide community services for the Saskatoon area between 33rd Street East and Circle Drive utilizing facilities available at North Park-Wilson, River Heights, and St. Paul Schools.
Shopping – There are some amenities within the neighbourhood such as New Red Lantern Inn in a strip mall located on Alexandra Avenue.
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