Story: Inner-city living

St Elmo Courts floor plan (2nd of 2)

This 1929 floor plan of St Elmo Courts shows that its accommodation ranged from basic bedsits to two-bedroom apartments. The flats were later predominantly converted to offices, but the building was severely damaged in the September 2010 earthquake and was demolished in March 2011.

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Christchurch City Council Archives, Heritage Unit
Reference: CCCPlans St-Elmo-Courts-6-3
Plans by B. J. Ager

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Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, 'Inner-city living - City flats', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2024)

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