Digitised Image

Widening of Mercer Street, Wellington city, 1928

Reference Number: EP-4626-1/2-G

Widening of Mercer Street, Wellington city, 1928. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Mercer Street, Roads - New Zealand - Wellington Region - Design and construction and Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads "In 1928 Mercer St. was widened on its northern side between Willis & Victoria Streets. This involved removing portions of the fronts of the buildings along that side of the street, and building a new street frontage called Mercer Buildings. The Mercer Buildings were demolished in May 1987 and the Mercer Towers Building was built on this site between about June 1987 and September 1989."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Streets. Mercer. 1928(PFP-021608)

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