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The new City Library was originally built as the C M Ross department store in The Square, in 1928, and was also owned and operated by Milne and Choyce, DIC and Arthur Barnett. It was bought by the City Council and renovated as the Public Library, opening 1996.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
City Library Construction 1994-1996
Date
circa 1996
Digitisation ID
2008N_PNCC-LIB_CMROSS_1671
Held In
PNCC Archives

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Taxonomy

Tags
1990s,
c m ross building,
heritage building,
palmerston north city library,
roscos,
the square,
thematic collections,
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