Barrington Street poised for major makeover

Property owners take advantage of $1.2 million in historic preservation funding

So much for Barrington Street as urban wasteland: Fully nine properties on the street have applied for funding to help rebuild building facades. And city staff is recommending that Halifax council provide the building owners with $200,000 in grant money and just over a million dollars in tax credits to make the renovations become reality. Council will vote on that recommendation today.

The projects recommended for funding are as follows:

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