Monday, May 27, 1588 Society board member Sobaz Benjamin sat down with Evelyn C. White, biographer to Alice Walker (author of the Color Purple) in the CKDU studio. This wide ranging interview touches the power of Black artists and writers, connections between Alice Walker’s life and the story of the Colour Purple and highlights beautiful […]
The 1588 Barrington Building Preservation Society is proud to announce our new name for our beloved historic building: The Turret Arts Space! Read the full CBC article here.
For Immediate Release Tuesday May 23, 2018 Halifax/ K’jipuktuk – Halifax Regional Council has voted to sell 1588 Barrington Street, commonly known as the Khyber Building, to the 1588 Barrington Building Preservation Society. The Society was formed in 2015 by Friends of the Khyber, the Khyber Arts Society, and Neptune Theatre with the sole intention […]
Public Hearing on Sale of Khyber Building to Community Group Tomorrow Halifax/ K’jipuktuk – Halifax Regional Council will hold a public hearing on the sale of 1588 Barrington Street – commonly known as the Khyber Building – to the 1588 Barrington Building Preservation Society on Tuesday May 22. The hearing is the last chance for […]
The details: A public hearing will be head at 6pm on Tuesday, May 22 to consider the sale of the Khyber building to our society (the 1588 Barrington Building Preservation Society). The conditions of the proposed sale are set out in this staff report: 14.2.2 Administrative Order 50 Disposal of Surplus Real Property – PID […]
The 1588 Barrington Street Building Preservation Society (1588 Society) is a not-for profit organization founded in 2015 for the sole purpose of purchasing, restoring, and rejuvenating 1588 Barrington Street, the Khyber Building. Originally consisting of representatives from Friends of the Khyber, the Khyber Centre for the Arts, and Neptune Theatre, the group has expanded to […]