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Halifax urban renewal photographs now online

 

Placing fill for the construction of the Cogswell Interchange (composite panorama) May 16, 1968
Placing fill for the construction of the Cogswell Interchange (composite panorama), May 16, 1968 (102-39-1-1301)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Over 4,000 historic images of Halifax buildings and streets are searchable through the Archives Database. These Urban Renewal photographs show what the city looked like before intense urban renewal transformed the downtown, 1958 to 1969.


Halifax Explosion - December 6, 1917

As Halifax prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, the Municipal Archives highlights historical municipal sources on how the communities of Halifax and Dartmouth responded to the tragedy, and how the City worked with the Halifax Relief Commission to re-build.

For information on commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, visit 100years100stories.ca