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A NINE-STORY WAREHOUSE

The tallest building in Wellington will be a warehouse of nine stories, which is to be erected in Cburtenay-place for the Colonial Motor Company, Ltd. The building will occupy the site of,the premises ,at present occupied by the company, and will run back to York-street.

So as to interfere as little "as possible with carrying on business during building operations, it is proposed to erect half the,building facing York-street first, and complete to Courtenay-place when the company has vacated the present premises - 'for the. completed .portion of the new building. The constructional steel for this/first portion, about 750 tons, has been ordered in England,..and the building work' will be commenced on its arrival, which is expected early in the New Year. The completed cost is estimated to be between £90,000' and1 £100,000. The designs are by Mr. J. M. Dawson, F.N.Z:I.A., and the work will be carried out under his supeilvision.

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A NINE-STORY WAREHOUSE, Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 89, 13 October 1919

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A NINE-STORY WAREHOUSE Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 89, 13 October 1919

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