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Old Posted Mar 30, 2017, 3:42 AM
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^^^ Interesting comparison OldDartmouthMark. Can someone tell me what this building to the north of the Old Dominion Building is? It looks like an interesting building, too bad it is gone. In 1878 it was the site of the City Market House, and Board of Works as shown on this map page - https://novascotia.ca/archives/maps/...ID=3&Language= , however the building shown in the image below does not match the footprint so I assume it was built after 1878.

(source: https://novascotia.ca/archives/Built...ves.asp?ID=131 )
According to this thread, it's the old post office.
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According to this thread, it's the old post office.
Thanks for checking pblaauw. Whenever I Google "old post office, Halifax, NS" I get the current AGNS (Art Gallery of NS) next to it (also identified as the Customs House). Other than the pictures that were posted by OldDartmouthMark, I can't find any pictures of this mystery building. It seems to have existed for only a few decades and is located where a City Market building stood in 1878.

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Here are some other images of the old customs house.
If anything from the cities past could be rebuilt it should be this. Such a massive loss.


http://digitalcollections.halifaxpub...ndle/10960/290

https://novascotia.ca/archives/nsis/...nguage=English

And I can't remember where this image came from but I had it saved on my computer.

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Lots of cranes up on this side of the hill and a few more coming soon.

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Photo taken by me - not the best camera! April 4, 2017

[IMG]http://[url=https://flic.kr/p/TnMe6C][/url]Skyline by brendon wilson, on Flickr[/IMG]

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It's not Halifax, but it is a cool shot of DT Dartmouth

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For those of us who dream of a more vertical skyline...


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The Maple looks quite good in this one (you can't see the north side ):


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Amazing shot from the guys at Skyline Studios!
Love the colours and the wind turbines in the distance.
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In one of the other photos you can see how much of an impact Queen's Marque is going to have.

Hopefully in a few years we'll also see the Discovery Centre and Green Lantern redevelopments plus the Cunard Block.
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That skyline picture looks great. I wonder if the colours have been edited? In any case, it is good to see such a variety of colours in the skyline. Also the NS Power building looks great; it is no longer an eyesore on the skyline.
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It truly is amazing the changes in the skyline of Halifax in such a short time and not just the downtown area either.
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