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"Rehousing for Halifax Relief Commission, Halifax, Ross & Macdonald, Architects, Montreal, No. 76"

To provide variety, George Ross designed six different types of four-unit buildings as well as a variety of two unit houses at the end of the terraces. He altered roof designs and arrangement of timber and stucco to give buildings an individual appearance.

This photograph shows construction of hydrostone housing, Hennessey Court (now Hennessey Place) units at left and Kane Court (now Kane Place) units at right, Halifax.

Date: 30 July 1919

Format: Copy print from original photograph

Photographer: Gauvin & Gentzel

Reference: Charles Vaughan / negative N-7038

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