Albro Lake, Nova Scotia
|Albro Lake, Nova Scotia|
|Municipality||Halifax Regional Municipality|
|Community council||Harbour East - Marine Drive Community Council|
|District||6 - Harbourview - Burnside - Dartmouth East|
|Elevation||60 m (200 ft)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-3)|
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Albro Lake takes its name from the shallow freshwater lake of the same name. The lake was named after Samuel Albro, who first settled in the area in the 1740s with a group of other residents from Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The neighbourhood includes the Highfield Park and Crystal Heights; both being developments in the Albro Lake neighbourhood which were named by their developers. A newer development Lancaster Ridge is built on the former Department of National Defence housing lands. The streets are named for aircraft used by the Royal Canadian Air Force.
The housing in the neighbourhood is a mixture, ranging from high-density low-rental apartment buildings in Highfield Park built during the 1970s and 1980s, to small single-family houses, duplexes, townhouses and small apartment buildings. The socio-economic indicators for the neighbourhood show that it comprises mostly low-to-middle income households.
- Albro Lake Park
- Golden Acres Park
- Albro Lake
- Little Albro Lake
- Martin Lake
- Grey Arena
- John MacNeil Elementary School
- John Martin Junior High
- Harbour View Elementary School
- Halifax Explosion memorial
- Jason MacCullough Memorial Park
- Memorial park dedicated to the victim of an unsolved murder in the neighborhood.