The Built History of Halifax attempts to tie a number of previously written blog posts at HalifaxBloggers.ca into a fluid narrative about the architectural history of Halifax. Individual Posts have been edited, combined, and stitched together in a Chronological and Thematic manner. This is a work in progress, so it may not flow as well as i would like.
The Series begins in 1749, However there is almost 150 years of European settlement of Nova Scotia since the French founded Port Royal in 1605, and the Mi’kmaq before them.
|1. Georgian Halifax 1749-1840
The Founding Of Halifax
Georgian and Palladian Halifax
2. The Victorian Revivals 1837-1900
|4. Transportation and Communication
The Urban Horses of Halifax
Halifax Water – 1844-1913
The First (and second) Harbour Bridge
ICR Deep Water Terminus
The South End Port Project – 1912-1928
5. Early Modern 1900-1939
6. Modernizing Halifax 1945-1970
The 1945 Master plan