Holman’s Charlottetown Branch

On Grafton Street just west of University Avenue lies a stretch of buildings that used to be home to the Charlottetown branch of R.T. Holman Limited, otherwise known as Holman’s. The buildings are currently sheathed in very modern looking stone (is it stone?), and all trace of their historic facade has been eliminated (although I’m told that it lies, almost completely intact, underneath).

Through his West Prince connections, G. was able to dig up an old piece of R.T. Holman Limited letterhead; in the bottom-left corner is this engraving of what the facade used to look like: