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Developer proposes 10-storey addition connected to Halifax’s Waverley Inn

“For a building that was built in 1865, there’s such a high level of detail and character in there that we wanted to be able to work with the existing structure.” – Jason Ghosn

A developer is asking for the municipality’s permission to build a 10-storey addition around the historic Waverley Inn on Barrington Street in downtown Halifax.

Shuttered since the beginning of the pandemic, its owner Grafton Developments has submitted a consultant’s report and application to add on to the building. It would take the 14-room inn and create an addition with 80 or so rooms, plus amenities.

“I’m personally excited about this project because it’s really hard to emulate heritage and it’s something that’s special, that’s very difficult to recreate,” said Jason Ghosn with Grafton Developments Inc…[Read More]