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This building was constructed in 1927-1928 for CM Ross and Co Ltd. In 1959 CM Ross sold to Milne and Choyce, and in 1966 it was onsold to the DIC. The DIC subsequently sold to Arthur Barnett in 1989. After closing as a department store in 1991 the building was acquired by the PNCC who extensively redesigned it as the Palmerston North City Library, opening 1996. It is a listed heritage building.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2008P_Z5132_BUI_0533
Title
DIC department store, The Square
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Z5132
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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Creation

Created By
Place
4 The Square, Palmerston North
Date
1988

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

Taxonomy

Community Tags
historic places trust,

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