Armaghdown Motors sold new and used cars, as well as trucks and tractors, at 11 Princess Street. This area of the business advertised and sold Morris cars. Fowler Motors stood at 9 Princess Street.
Businesses on Church Street east side of The Square. From right: Strand Building; Unknown; Manawatu-Oroua Electric Power Board; Pegdens; PDC; Club Hotel. And beyond to St Andrew's Church and the Opera House, either side of Ashley Street.
Newly constructed 'Chalet' restaurant, next to the Centennial Lagoon. The building was built by the Palmerston North City Council in the mid 1960's.
Three young children, presumed to be siblings, in swimming suits sitting on the Peeti Te Awe Awe statue in The Square. Behind can be seen the PDC department store.
This public library was the first purpose built building for Palmerston North. It was built in 1929 and served as the Municipal Library until the opening of a new library on the corner of The Square and Main Street in 1965. This image shows the first floor library area. Shops operated on the ground floor, at street level.