Topic: Former MED Building, 218 Manchester Street - Earthquake Damage and Beyond

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The former Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building on the corner of Manchester and Armagh streets. 

These were completed in 1938-39. In its heyday the MED buildings and workshops took over half the block.

The MED was later known as Southpower and evolved into Orion.

Damaged in the earthquakes and later demolished.

 

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Former MED Building, 218 Manchester Street - Earthquake Damage and Beyond


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