Feb 13, 2008

Christchurch Press Buildings Redevelopment

Architect's 1906 drawing

The eight building site, between Cathedral Square and Gloucester Street, has been sold to an Australian construction company, which plans to refurbish the protected 1907 Press building in Cathedral Square for use as a hotel or offices and create a lane precinct through the property. A more recent adjoining building will be demolished to link Press Lane to Cathedral Junction.

The company is proposing to construct a new multi-storey building behind the facades of the 1877 Palace Hotel and the 1876 second Theatre Royal in Gloucester Street. More...

The Press, Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008

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