Buildings and structures in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The following is a list of buildings in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia with articles on Wikipedia.

Building/Address Type Floors Height (m) Completed Notes
Halifax Town Clock clock tower 3 1803 Palladian-style structure was restored 2005
Lord Nelson Hotel, 1515 South Park Street hotel 9 29.88 1927-1928 2 floors added in 1967
Government House (Nova Scotia), 1451 Barrington Street Residence 3 1805 Official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and example of Adam-Georgian architecture
King's Wharf, Dartmouth Marine Slips, Dartmouth residential building 33 117 2015 Proposed building
Tupper Building, 5850 College Street university residences 16 1967
The Martello, 1550 Dresden Row office complex 16 2005
Centennial Building, Halifax, 1660 Hollis Street office tower 13 1967
Joseph Howe Building, 1690 Hollis Street office tower 13 1974 Home to Department of Health, Speaker's Office, Human Rights Commission, Voluntary Planning, Security Commission and Intergovernmental Affairs. Building being sold by Government of Nova Scotia.
Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax, 1649 Hollis Street hotel 10 1996
Bank of Nova Scotia Building, 1709 Hollis Street office building 6 1931
Halifax World Trade Centre convention centre and hotel 18 (hotel)
14 (office building)
Proposed complext to be built on site of former Halifax Herald Building[1]
Westin Nova Scotian, 1181 Hollis Street hotel 15 1930 310-room hotel was last renovated in the 1990s; original structural an example of Streamline Moderne architecture
Halifax, Nova Scotia railway station railway station 3 1928 Example of Beaux Arts-style
1801 Hollis Street office building 22 87 1985 Located near Halifax's waterfront and is home to many prominent businesses.
Alderney Landing convention centre, art gallery, market and theatre 4 1999
Bank of Commerce Building office building 16 66 1977 Also known as the CIBC building.
Bank of Montreal Building, 5151 George Street office building 18 73 1971 The BMO building is located near the waterfront, and is home to the Bank of Montreal in Halifax.
Dominion Public Building, 1713 Bedford Row office building 13 53.27 1929
Example of Art Deco style in Halifax
Halifax City Hall civic building 3 1890 Late Victorian and Second Empire structure
Dalhousie University/Fenwick Tower apartment/former university residences 32 98 1971 Fenwick Tower (formerly known as Fenwick Place) was a residence for the nearby Dalhousie University, and is now a private apartment building.
Halifax Metro Centre, 1800 Argyle Street ice rink 1978 Hockey arena home to the Halifax Mooseheads, with a capacity of 10,000-15,000, depending on the event. Example of Brutalist architecture
World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle Street convention centre 5 1985 Connected to Halifax Metro Centre and to be replaced with new WTCC, an 18-storey hotel and a 14-storey office building
Delta Halifax, 1990 Barrington Street hotel 12 39.84 1972 Also referred to as Chateau Halifax when completed for CP Hotels
Halifax Shopping Centre, 7001 Mumford Road shopping centre 2 1962 160 stores
Loyola Residence Tower apartment/university residences 22 67 1971 The Loyola Residence Tower is a residence of Saint Mary's University.
Maritime Centre office building 20 78 1977 The Maritime Center is an office building that was formerly the headquarters of Maritime Telephone and Telegraph, which the building was named after. Site of former Capitol Theatre.
Province House government building 3 1819 Canada's oldest seat of government and example of Palladian architecture
Purdy's Wharf Tower 1 and 2 office building complex 20
1990 An office complex of two towers, a smaller office building, and a parkade located on the waterfront. They use the waters of Halifax Harbour to cool the buildings.
Queen Square office tower 19 69.66 1975 The tallest building in the downtown core of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Royal Centre office tower 12 52 1960 Office tower in the downtown core of Halifax.
Scotia Square Complex shopping mall 2 1960s-1970s A system of buildings connected by pedways and tunnels. It houses a mall, two hotels, and three offices towers.
Barrington Tower, 1894 Barrington Street office tower 20 84 1971 Example of Brutalist architecture
Cogswell Tower office tower 14 79 1975 Example of Brutalist architecture
Duke Tower office tower 16 71 1970 Example of Brutalist architecture
Saint Mary's University university complex
Shirreff Hall, 6385 South Street university residences 4 1923 Presently the oldest university residence building in use at Dalhousie University.
St. Mary's Basilica church 58 1874 The Norman-Gothic Roman Catholic church in Downtown Halifax and recently designated a National Historic Site.
TD Centre office tower 21 83 1974/2014 The TD Tower is an office building home to the Toronto Dominion bank in Halifax.
Tuft's Cove Generating Station power station and smokestack 157 (smokestack) 1965 Distinctive striped smokestacks of a fossil-fuel burning electrical generating station.
Veith House, 3115 Veith Street institutional building 4 1919 (rebuilt) The former Halifax Protestant Children's Orphanage


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