Digital Photograph: Demolition of the former Library, Council Chambers and Magistrates' Court, corner of Oxford Street and Sumner Road, Lyttelton
11 Jun 2011
One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 11 June 2011 showing the demolition of the old Lyttelton Library, Council Chambers and Magistrates' Court on the corner of Oxford Street and Sumner Road. The photograph shows the upper floor of the building being demolished with a high reach digger and a jet of water being played on the building to minimise demolition dust. The room exposed to view is the former Lyttelton Borough Council Chamber. At the time of the 22 February 2011 Earthquake the building was in private ownership and was the premises of Moda Fotografica and a private residence.
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