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Canadian Urbanism Uncovered

  • From the Vaults: The Oldest Structures in Halifax

    “The Governor’s-House and St. Mather’s Meeting House in Holles [sic] Street looking up George Street shews Part of the Parade and...

  • A history mystery: island identified

    HALIFAX –┬áLast week we told you about the Nova Scotia Archives‘ crowd-sourcing project on Flickr. Since then, the project has received 50,000...

  • A history mystery

    Over a year ago, the Nova Scotia Archives began a pretty standard scanning project. We have close to 100,000 images on our website and every year we add...

  • From the Vaults: To market, to market

    The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to share photos showcasing the changing faces of urban centers in Nova Scotia. You can learn more about the archives...

  • The Clyde Street NSLC “Pirate”

    HALIFAX – Halifax is small enough that you learn the names and faces of the homeless and impoverished folks who have taken to panhandling or busking...

  • From the Vaults: Then and Now

    The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to share photos showcasing the changing faces of urban centers in Nova Scotia. You can learn more about the archives...

  • From the Vaults: The Public Gardens

    The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to share photos showcasing the changing faces of urban centers in Nova Scotia. You can learn more about the archives...

  • From the Vaults: The North Common

    The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to share photos showcasing the changing faces of urban centers in Nova Scotia. You can learn more about the archives...

  • From the Vaults: Gottingen Street

    The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to share photos showcasing the changing faces of urban centers in Nova Scotia. You can learn more about the archives...

  • From the Vaults: Water Street

    The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to share photos showcasing the changing faces of urban centers in Nova Scotia. You can learn more about the archives...

  • From the Vaults: Nova Scotia on Film

    The Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to share photos showcasing the changing faces of urban centers in Nova Scotia. You can learn more about the archives...

  • Big Day Downtown

    HALIFAX – Downtown Halifax has certainly gone through some changes in the past few years. While some of my favourite shops have come and gone...