Cogswell District, Halifax’s biggest city-building project, officially launched

The project will see sixteen acres of road infrastructure converted into a mixed-use neighborhood

It’s being called the largest and most ambitious city building project in the municipality’s history.

An event was held Tuesday morning to officially launch the Cogswell District.

“The Cogswell District project will transform the Cogswell Interchange from an underutilized piece of road infrastructure into a new, vibrant urban neighbourhood in the heart of downtown Halifax,” said Halifax Regional Municipality CAO Jacques Dubé.

“We are very excited to gear up for the construction and we look forward to breaking ground on the project in the coming months.”

Sixteen acres of road infrastructure will be converted into a mixed-use neighborhood that’s expected to one day be where 2,500 Haligonians live and work.

Mayor Mike Savage said in the coming months utility companies will start moving their infrastructure to get ready for construction… [Read More]