Today, the buildings are flattened, awaiting a new development from Westwood Developments Limited—but a Christmas tribute to Snow White and the seven dwarves that used to fill the window is on display at the Museum of Natural History.
pre-application proposal for the redevelopment of the BMO portion of the building to Halifax's design review committee in 2014, with plans to extend the building backwards and fill up the parking lot along Queen Street. At that time, the committee asked Chedrawe if Westwood Developments Limited had thought about adding density to the city by making the building taller. Chedrawe said that because of the neighbouring building's design (the home of Sophie's Place mall), the cost of adding height to add density would be too expensive to make it worth it. purchased for $5.7 million in October.
MacDonald told CTV in March "The Mills building wasn't anything that was really historical; it was just a bunch of old buildings that were all pieced together. They had that Tudor front on it—but that was the only thing that was really of any significance, I think."
A development application for what's to come on the site has not yet been submitted to HRM, but it will likely keep the style of the other Westwood Developments on Spring Garden Road, from the Doyle, which is across the road from the library, to 1488 Birmingham and the building that hosts the TD bank.