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Contract awarded to develop plans for cultural hub on Halifax waterfront

The province says Architecture49 will get the contract to develop facility plans for the cultural hub
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Halifax waterfront (Meghan Groff/

HALIFAX - The McNeil Government has awarded a contract to develop a facility plan for a cultural hub on the Halifax waterfront.

According to a provincial release, Architecture49 will get the contract to prepare plans for the hub that would include a new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University campus and new public outdoor space.

The province said it will help position Nova Scotia as a world leader in the visual arts, educate the province's creative industries leaders and create new public space.

The total cost of the tender is $246,524.00.

Chris Halef

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