New Backyard Township Votes to Raze Hazardous Constructions at Saint Anthony’s within the Hills


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caretaker house at Saint Anthony's in the Hills

Picture through New Backyard Township.

The previous caretaker home at Saint Anthony’s within the Hills.

As a part of the New Backyard’s long-term plans to develop Saint Anthony’s within the Hills right into a municipal park, the township has voted to demolish hazardous buildings on the 137-acre website, writes Richard Gaw for the Chester County Press

The township purchased the property in 2018 from St. Anthony of Padua in Wilmington. Since then, it has been collaborating with the engineering agency YSM and residents to create a grasp plan to show the positioning each right into a paradise of nature trails and open area and a hub for leisure actions. 

Step one is to demolish the a number of unsafe and outdated buildings on the property. The Board of Supervisors voted on Aug. 15 to offer the township approval to elicit bids to demolish these problematic buildings. 

Constructions that might be razed embody the caretaker dwelling, a gazebo and fencing, a shed, a number of buildings on the miniature golf course and playground, a paddle boat rental shack, the entire buildings within the park’s aviary, a creekside mosquito oasis construction, and the day camp constructing and puppet theater. 

Learn extra concerning the plans for the property within the Chester County Press



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