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'A Vision of Regeneration'

Halifax Relief Commission houses under construction at the corner of Kaye and Robie streets, Halifax

Original photograph copied through the courtesy of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic [N.S. Education Media Services negative N-14,131]. The temporary railway tracks served to bring materials to the Isleville Street siding for construction of hydrostone buildings. The house at left was built using Ross & Macdonald design D.18. The present addresses for the houses are (left to right) 5875-5877 Kaye Street. Variations of this design were built throughout the north ends of Halifax and Dartmouth.

Date: 1918

Photographer: Gauvin & Gentzel

Reference: Charles Vaughan Nova Scotia Archives  /  negative: N-7043

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