Hydrostone District

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The Hydrostone District is the name of a neighborhood towards the northern limit of the city. Designed by architect Thomas Adams, it began as a community to accommodate the survivors of the Halifax Explosion of 1917. Constituting mainly of middle-class families, the residential neighborhood featured many row-houses and duplex homes. Today, Hydrostone forms a vibrant community of creative professionals with smaller families and also major businesses like restaurants, retail shops and much more. The area is also highly popular among shoppers as it has a number of boutiques, specialty shops and is home to the historic Hydrostone Market.

Location:  Hydrostone District