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The Cogswell Shake-Up Report

Imagining the Transformation of the Cogswell Interchange

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The purpose of this report is to provide HRM Council with a summary of the feedback received during the Shake-up. It is intended to introduce Council to the public’s position on this project, their expectations, and most importantly, their beliefs around what Cogswell should do and be in its next iteration.






Downtown...I'm In

Downtown...I'm In

The Cogswell Shake-Up

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More than 400 enthusiastic people participated in the Shakeup, which took place on Thursday, May 16, 2013 (6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.) at the Harbourfront Marriott. The event kicked off with a welcome from Mayor Savage and a presentation on the history of Cogswell by HRM staff member, Peter Bigelow.

Following the group session, participants were invited to explore and interact with presentation booths hosted by 15 organizations/groups, each of whom answered the question: “In your vision, what can the Cogswell Interchange do, be or mean? How can it shape the future of our city?” in their own unique way.

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