Number 55, Number 56, Number 57, and Number 58
55: Across the street from Bruce's was once this bldg. with the first apt. in town in it. The second bldg. on the same site. It burned and now Steadman's have a new bldg. there. C.B. Longmire had the boot and shoe store, and his nephew, Charles, the book and stationary store.
56: The once lovely brick residence of Robert E. FitzRandolph. Here remodelled for a store on the first floor. On West of Queen's.
57: The Richard James house, built 1873. Still standing. Next to the former Longmire bldg., here. Opposite Bruce's. Queen East.
58: Built by R.E. FitzRandolph about 1882. Used by him as a shop. Bought by Union Bank of Halifax, and then became the Royal Bank. Offices above, and to the left downstairs the little store of Miss Ethel Davies. Torn down recently and a new bldg. erected. Corner of Queen and Granville Streets.
Reference: Coward family Nova Scotia Archives Album No. 24
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