An overview of local architecture from the tilt to the rowhouse, this government-sponsored film contains an impressive number of historical facts, terms, and illustrative examples.
A futurist account, of a visit to St. John’s 50 years after the Great War. Written in 1916.
Housing and heritage in the St. John’s inner city. Successes, failures, and the future.
Shane O’Dea’s 1982 piece begins the study of the “sub-vernacular” in Newfoundland and Labrador.
A layperson’s guide to restoring (or having restored) heritage homes in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
A research guide published by the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Trident is a newsletter of the Newfoundland and Labrador Historic Trust first published in 1971. It is at times a call-to-action and a general review of Trust activity. The “trident” represents the three prongs of past, present, and future.
Director Fred Hollingshurst asks: “are new homes [in St. John’s] being built to meet the demands of an energy-scarce future?”
A short film documenting an engineer’s plan to develop the interior of the South Side Hills.