Story: Streets and lighting

Department store verandah

Department store verandah

Verandahs come into their own in rain storms, providing welcome shelter for pedestrians and making it easier for them to negotiate city streets – without the need to dodge oncoming umbrellas. This is Kirkcaldie and Stains department store’s verandah on Lambton Quay, Wellington, in 2009.

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Adrian Humphris, 'Streets and lighting - Street verandahs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by Adrian Humphris, published 11 Mar 2010