Signal Hill, Calgary neighbourhoods overview
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Signal Hill is located at the center of Broadcast Hill, west of Sarcee Trail and btween17th Avenue and Richmond Road. The hill that forms Signal Hill's south border is part of Battalion Park, which honors the four army battalions, with their whitewashed battalion numbers laid out with stones, that trained there during the First World War.
Public school students attend Glamorgan Elementary and Glenbrook Elementary, A.E. Cross Junior High on 37th Street S.W. and Ernest Manning High near Westbrook Shopping Centre.
Separate school students attend St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary and St. Gregory Junior High (both in Glendale Meadows) and St. Francis High on Northmount Drive.
A small shopping plaza at Sirocco Drive, just south of 17th Avenue serves the community. West Hills Towne Centre is the area's big shopping centre, with lots of stores, restaurants, a 10-screen movieplex, a Safeway and a Revelstoke Home Centre. Signal Hill Shopping Centre, just north of West Hills will contain a Superstore, Zellers and the first library in the area.
Off Sirocco Drive are a boarded hockey rink, ball diamonds and soccer pitches. Tennis courts are just east of Battalion Park. A planned Westside Regional Recreation Centre will be located at the southeast corner of 17th Avenue and 69th Street on the western edge of the community.
A pedestrian overpass crosses Sarcee Trail at 26th Avenue, connecting Signal Hill with Glendale Meadows and Glenbrook, with its Optimist Athletic Park.
Signal Hill has been developed since 1990, now with 3,000 houses, many with mountain and/or city views. The community is mostly single family homes in a range of styles, being built by Cedarglen Group, Elite, Fancy Shacks, Glen Valley, Homes by Avi, Homes by Wallace, Huskey, Lincolnberg, Maillot,Park Haven Designs, Renaissance, Trico Developments.
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