Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

"Outside Old City Market, Halifax, N.S.", ca. 1953

The City Market has resided in many locations throughout downtown Halifax during its long life. In 1953 it was located at 148 Market Street, a building purpose-designed in 1913 by architect S. P. Dumaresq. By 1953, however, most of the building had been taken over by the Halifax Police Department.

Note: Vendor in Fedora is the late Ernie Cross of Dartmouth

Photographer: Robert Norwood

Date: ca. 1953

Reference: Robert Norwood Nova Scotia Archives 1987-480 no. 407

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