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The Municipal Opera House of Palmerston North, designed by F J Wilson and built by J Trevor and Sons, was erected in 1904-1905 and opened 12 July 1905. In 1952 it was condemned as unsafe by the Palmerston North City Council and was strengthened and remodelled both inside and out in 1955. It was sold by the PNCC to a businessman in 1996 and demolished.

Identification

Object type
Multi-Page Document
Archive
PNCC
Relation
PNCC4/8/2 Plan M252/17
Date
September 1953
Digitisation ID
2017Pa_PNCC4-8-2-M252-17_020043
Format
Paper
Held In
PNCC Archives

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Creation

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Place
Corner of Ashley Street and Church Street, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
architectural plan,
building,
entertainment,
opera house,
plans,
theatre,
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