Best Student Hang

  • matthew williams

Gold Winner Halifax Central Library

Silver Winner Coburg Coffee

Bronze Winner Gorsebrook Lounge

Halifax Central Library’s manager Sharon Haley-Mancini says that when the planning began for the jewel in Halifax Library’s crown began, every detail was thought of. “There are so many things that make this place remarkable: It’s a beautiful, architectural space, there’s light and openness, it’s welcoming, all the spaces are free and accessible,” she lists. As for what makes the Spring Garden Road spot the best student hang? “My daughter is in university, and she uses the space,” she says, praising the flexibility of being able to socialize, get coffee and also lock in on some serious studying all in one spot. “It’s a space for everyone—a space to make noise, linger and connect.”

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