This contemporary aerial view of Halifax's central business district shows the impact of high-rise development grafted on to a 250-year-old urban grid. The Citadel, which once dominated the landscape, now appears discreetly tucked in behind the high-rises of the late twentieth century, successors to the old downtown core with its clusters of wharves, sheds and low-rise commercial buildings.
Photographer: Visual Nova Scotia, # 17-4
Reference: Nova Scotia Archives courtesy Communications Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Archives — https://archives.novascotia.ca/halifax/archives/
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