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


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