Story: City public spaces

City hub (2nd of 3)

City hub

This bird’s-eye view shows Cathedral Square in the 1920s. By this time the square was a vital part of city life. Not only was it the core of Christchurch’s public transport network, it was also the city’s entertainment hub – with several cinemas around its edges.

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Geoffrey Rice, 'City public spaces - Public squares', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Geoffrey Rice, published 11 Mar 2010