Accession Number
2013.17.63
Brief Description
One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 12 April 2011 showing the site of the Norton Buildings and Lyttelton Lounge on Oxford Street.
Production Role
Photographer
Production Date
12 Apr 2011
Associated Person
Associated Person Notes
Architect
Associated Event Notes
Damage caused
Associated Period
2011/2010s
Associated Place
Lyttelton/Christchurch/Canterbury/South Island/New Zealand
Background
The buildings on this site were severely damaged and demolished within days of the 22 February 2011 earthquake. The larger of the two properties in this photograph was the site of the 1913 Norton Buildings which housed the Excelsior dance hall, tea rooms and Norton's Egg Preserver Factory. At the time of the 22 February 2011 earthquake the building was for sale. It was partially tenanted by a souvenir shop and The Opportunity Shop.
Collecting Unit
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