Kōrero: Housing and government

State houses: Upper Greys Avenue flats (3 o 4)

State houses: Upper Greys Avenue flats

As well as suburban housing, the government built inner-city rental flats for single people, childless couples and those who preferred city life. These are the Upper Greys Avenue Flats in Auckland, designed by government architect Gordon Wilson and completed in 1958. This photograph was taken in 1964 and juxtaposes the gleaming new flats with one of the Victorian-era dwellings they replaced.

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Ben Schrader, 'Housing and government - State loans and state houses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32427/state-houses-upper-greys-avenue-flats (accessed 30 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012