Bank of New Zealand Te Aro branch building facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBank of New Zealand building
Facade of the BNZ building in Cuba Street, Wellington
|Location||79-85 Manners Street, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Design and construction|
|Main contractor||Campbell and Burke|
The building, designed by William Turnbull (son of Thomas Turnbull), is one of Wellington's earliest reinforced concrete and steel structures. It features Corinthian columns and ornate projecting cornice. It was refurbished in the early 1980s.
The building, classified as a "Category I" ("places of 'special or outstanding historical or cultural heritage significance or value'") historic place by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, now houses a fast-food restaurant.
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