There’s something for everyone downtown…
because there are numerous stores in this rapidly growing sector. A young woman wanting to buy a new hat will undoubtedly find something suitable in Henderson’s, a store specializing in hats and furs. And if it’s a crinoline she wants, she can go over to John Murphy’s or Henry Morgan’s. The area also has a number of wharehouse outlets, such as Recollet House or C.E. Pariseau, which specializes in furniture. Some of these establishments have already acquired quite a reputation. This is the case, for example, with the tailor, Gibb and Co., which has exisited since the 18th century.
Conrad Graham, Nathalie Lampron, Karine Rousseau, Elizabeth Sifton and Nicole Vallières
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