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Fenwick Tower

5599 Fenwick Street
Halifax NS Canada

Construction Dates
Floor Count32
Basement Floors3
Units / Rooms274
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
 - glass
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof320 ftDal U.

• Fenwick Place is a 252 unit Student Residence maintained by Dalhousie University for Full Time Undergraduate students. Named after a former Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Nova Scotia (Sir William Fenwick Williams).

• The developer ambitiously started this project 1969 touting it as the tallest residential project east of Toronto, however it met with financial difficulties and by 1971 was at a standstill. Dalhousie University assumed responsibility for the project and finished it as a Residence for students.

• Dalhousie University has recently sold the tower (2009)

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