Digital Photograph: Earthquake damage on corner of Canterbury and London Streets, Lyttelton

Michael Davies
Production date
25 Feb 2011
One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 25 February 2011 showing earthquake damage to the premises of Ground Delicatessen on the corner of Canterbury and London Streets. The photograph shows the building's Canterbury Street façade.
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This building was initially built around 1864 as the Albion Hotel. After many modifications and changes of use, including being the Lyttelton Borough Council offices, a hardware store, a backpackers hostel, an earthquake demolition site and a petanque court. The site was purchased to create Albion Square, Lyttelton's new civic square as part of the Lyttelton Suburban Masterplan for earthquake recovery.
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Canterbury Street; London Street
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