2 Worcester Street : Former Boys' High School

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2 Worcester Street : Former Boys' High School.


The Arts Centre of Christchurch is housed in the Gothic Revival buildings of the University of Canterbury’s former town site.

This block was built to house Christchurch Boys' High School in 1879 and was expanded several times over the years unitl the school relocated to its present site in Straven Road in 1926, when the buildings reverted to Canterbury College/University of Canterbury unitl the university completed its move to Ilam in 1976.

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