The historic buildings are definately worth a look. The gift shops have some very nice things. The restaurant is ho-hum
The area was lively on Canada Day. We enjoyed the Historic Properties for a quick snack. We also waited for the stores to open to get a red shirt for Canada Day. Fortunately they had a good selection even though it was "the day". I know that there were places that we missed but having so many different places in... More
Historic properties offers the chance to see a part of Halifax as it was in the days of the privateers. Fine shops and even finer dining experiences, and as always lots of "refreshments" close and hand for the sippers
Each and every time we visit Halifax, we love exploring this area. Of course, if the weather cooperates the sunshine makes everything more wonderful, but this area is also fun to walk through and experience in any weather. Yes, hopefully, some more shops will appear, but the food, drinks and shops are enjoyable as is.
Historic Properties used to be a favourite place to visit - good quality arts and crafts of the province, great people-watching. Feels empty and without energy now. Needs attention and repositioning. In fact, time to revitalise the downtown core instead of building more and more box store malls where the forests are supposed to be.
If you are in to highly priced but good quality items then this is the shopping area for you, from Halifax novelties to pewter.
This is a lovely area filled with shops and restaurants. We enjoy going through here when we visit. I agree with other revieweres that it has wonderful character, and is certainly worth taking the time to go through, and maybe stop for a meal or a cold drink on the waterfront- we did!
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