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This series of images depicts the development of the site at the corner of The Square and Main Street (east) over the period of 17 June 1963 – 5 April 1965. During this time these existing buildings including the former Municipal Council Offices/Third Public Library the former Manawatū Evening Standard offices, and the corner retail building) were demolished to make way for the construction of a new public library. The public library was officially opened on 4 November 1965.

Identification

Object type
Image
Archive
Palmerston North City Council
Relation
PNCC Series 47, Box 2
Date
May 1963
Digitisation ID
2020P_PNCC-S47_032441
Format
B&W print
Held In
Coolstore

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Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
"Woolshed Destroyed by Fire"
"All That Remains of Their Home"
"Philosophical About Their Misfortune"
Photorama - April 1963

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Corner of Main Street and The Square, Palmerston North

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construction,
demolition,
fire,
library,
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Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
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Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
Old Buildings Section 662 prior to demolition for new Library
"Woolshed Destroyed by Fire"
"All That Remains of Their Home"
"Philosophical About Their Misfortune"
Photorama - April 1963