Topic: Former Canterbury Public Library Building, 89-91 Gloucester Street - Earthquake Damage and Beyond

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Built in 1981 the Central Library building suffered non-structural earthquake damage in the 22 February 2011 earthquake. The Christchurch City Council received a detailed engineering evaluation of the building following the February and June 2011 earthquakes.

Following the release of the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan, the library fell within the footprint of the proposed convention centre and was  demolished.

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Former Canterbury Public Library Building, 89-91 Gloucester Street - Earthquake Damage and Beyond


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