Community Group

Downtown Halifax Art Tour

by Miro Davis, Alex Mbuga Thuku, Duncan Armour, Jason Skinner, Daniel J. Burt, PBJ Design, Sarah Cannon, James Janssen, Altruistic Current Team, Jacoba Niepoort, Jake Sibert & Mike Burt
with support from Downtown Halifax Business Commission

In 2015, DHBC launched a Gritty to Pretty beautification program to award a limited number of grants for beautification projects located in Downtown Halifax.

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Have your camera ready and explore all the beautification projects in Downtown Halifax. You are welcome to start your tour anywhere, but our tour starts in the South End of Downtown Halifax and moves into the Downtown core.

Take the tour now:

  • Victoria, Roman Goddess of Victory, 1221 Barrington Street
  • Halifax Distillery Mural, 1668 Lower Water Street
  • The Brewery Market Facade Lighting, 1496 Lower Water Street
  • Rio Abajo Rio: The River Beneath the River, 1583 Hollis Street
  • Sea Troll, I Heart Bikes, Halifax Waterfront
  • Park and Art, Metro Park, 1556 Hollis Street
  • BEE KIND Mural, 1660 Hollis Street
  • Urban Character Mural, 1557 Barrington Street (at Blowers)
  • Connection, 1326 Barrington Street (Mural)
  • Barrington Street Bus Shelter, Barrington Street & Spring Garden Road
  • Ocean Optometry Facade Lighting, 5240 Blowers Street
  • Lighting Our Past, 1521-1531 Grafton Street
  • #PlayMeHFX Xylophones, Grafton Park (former Halifax Memorial Library at Spring Garden & Grafton Streets)
  • The Stubborn Goat Façade Lighting and Mural, 1579 Grafton Street
  • Warrior, north side of 1600 Grafton Street
  • NSCAD Academy Wall, Market Street between Sackville and Prince streets
  • Parametric Bench, Rogers Square
  • eSpace Building Facade Lighting, 1652-1656 Barrington Street
  • Daisies in the Wind New Facade, 1717 Barrington Street, (at Prince and Barrington streets)
  • Cabot Building Facade Lighting, 1725-1727 Barrington Street
  • Freak Lunchbox Mural Facade Lighting, 1729 Barrington Street
  • St. Paul's Facade Lighting, 1684 Barrington Street
  • The Pearl on Barrington Street, corner of George and Barrington Streets
  • Fountain Campus Accent Lighting, Granwille Mall/5163 Duke Street
  • Ferry Boat Lane, Lower Water Street