Story: Inner-city living

Braemar flats under construction

Braemar flats under construction

One of Wellington’s first blocks of flats was Braemar, on The Terrace. This view of inner Wellington shows it being built (upper left, next to St Andrew’s church), around 1924. The curving street below is Lambton Quay.

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Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, 'Inner-city living - City flats', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 April 2024)

Story by Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010