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This photograph shows the third incarnation of the Commercial Hotel, built 1935. It was demolished in 1986. Down the street, towards Coleman Mall, is the C M Ross Building, or Roscos. The four storey C M Ross Co Ltd building, built 1927-1928, housed one of the foremost department stores in Palmerston North. It extended through to Coleman Place and George Street.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sq284_008681
Title
Commercial Hotel, corner of Main Street and The Square
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sq 284
Date
1937

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
buildings,
commercial building,
craven,
grocer,
l hughes,
lynx suits,
photographs,
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