Hydrastone

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Description

An old brand name for a type of concrete block manufactured in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Hydrastone was used to rebuild many of the homes lost in the 1917 explosion (Bucher 1996).

Synonyms and Related Terms

hydrostone

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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