Nova Scotia Archives

Built Heritage Resource Guide

Looking South on Campbell Road (Later Barrington Street) Towards the Corner of East Young Street, Halifax, Prior to 1917 Explosion

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The Four Square buildings, 1895-1930, include the following characteristics:

- wood, stucco, brick and occasionally in cement block construction
- 2 ½ storeys
- hipped or pyramidal roofs with a large dormer or four undersized dormers
- chimney discreetly placed
- centered or off-centered doorways, symmetrical facade, and one-storey porch often spans front of house

Date: [1917]

Format: Copy print from original photograph

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Supreme Court (Halifax County) Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1992-364

Negative no.: N-7153