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The building under construction on the far-left of the picture is probably the Public Library (opened 1965); Watson Brothers (opened 1908); the Meteor Picture Theatre (opened in 1937); Millar and Giorgi (built 1902, burnt down in 1910 and the present concrete building was constructed); the Maple Corner. In Church Street: P.D.C. (opened in 1915 as the Premiere Drapery Company). A new building was built in 1930 with the revolutionary "magic doors" - an idea brought to New Zealand from Scandinavia. The Plaza now stands in its place.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sq151_008614
Title
The Square looking from Main Street East to Church Street
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq 151
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North
Date
1964

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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