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160-164 Richmond Street, Newson Block

Heritage Resource (Charlottetown)

  • 160-164 Richmond Street
  • Charlottetown
  • Construction Date: 1885
  • Latitude: 46.23425
  • Longitude: -63.12597
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Place Description

The Newson Block is a large Italianate-Commercial influenced, stone and brick commercial building. The Newson Block is located on what is known as Victoria Row, a row of Victorian buildings in a historically commercial section of Richmond Street. The area now features outdoor cafes, gift shops and craft shops. The designation encompasses the building's exterior and parcel; it does not include the building's interior.

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