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Old Posted Jan 6, 2013, 5:09 AM
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Originally Posted by AllBlack View Post
Heard recently that the old Anglican parish hall on Queens Road (adjacent to the Kirk) will be sold soon. Word is that the new owner will seek to demolish the hall and develop condos on the site. Looking on Bing birds-eye view, it's a pretty large site. Not sure what the heritage value of the hall is, but I'm sure we'll find out if/when a proposal comes before council. Also I expect any new structure would not be tall, as the site is directly below the Rooms.

Here's what the parish hall looked like originally, it's no longer a great heritage building.
The original tower was probably over 30 metres high. . . which in a way sets a historical precedent for height.



Source: http://www.library.mun.ca/qeii/cns/photos/geog200.php

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