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Kentville’s landmark Main Street Station sold

The historic Main Street Station in Kentville, N.S., has been sold.
The landmark red brick building was built by Dominion Atlantic Railway in 1929 as a year-round hotel. It was known as the Cornwallis Inn until a recent name change to Main Street Station.

The sale prompted concerns over the building’s future, with a local history group calling on the new owners to preserve the building, which now has a mix of commercial and residential usage.

CBC News emailed and called the new owners, Joseph Arab of Rosedale Developments in Halifax, but no one was made available for an interview.

Louis Comeau is a director of the Kentville Historical Society, which raised the issue of the sale on its Facebook page. His group hopes the new owners see value in keeping the building. … [Read More]