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|Location||Halifax, Nova Scotia|
|Address||1505 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K5|
The Maritime Centre, in Downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada is an office building, home to the regional telecommunications company Bell Aliant (formerly the Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Company, from which it is named). The main entrance to the building sits on the prominent corner of Barrington Street and Spring Garden Road.
The building is on the site of the former Capitol Theatre which was demolished in 1974 to make way for the construction of the present tower. Completed in 1977, the original structure had 14 stories; another seven floors were added in 1988. The building stands at 78 metres and has 21 floors, including the two retail levels. It is notable for the strong wind tunnel effect it creates at street level.
- Lauren Oostveen, "From the Vaults: The Capitol Theatre", Spacing Atlantic, October 17, 2009
- Jamie Lee, "Wind issues an afterthought – architects" Archived 2015-04-02 at the Wayback Machine., NovaNewsNet (Kings Journalism ), November 15, 2007
- "Fortis Completes Sale of Commercial Real Estate Portfolio" (Press release). Fortis Inc. June 30, 2015. Retrieved December 7, 2015.
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