Kōrero: Public, commercial and church architecture

Masonic Hotel, Napier

Masonic Hotel, Napier

In 1931 central Napier was largely destroyed by a fire that followed a catastrophic earthquake. In rebuilding the central city, architects mainly employed the art deco and Spanish mission styles. New buildings included W. J. Prouse's art deco Masonic Hotel. The building referenced the former hotel on the site by including a rooftop pergola. 

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Photograph by Emily Tutaki

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Ben Schrader, 'Public, commercial and church architecture - New takes on old styles, 1900 to 1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44767/masonic-hotel-napier (accessed 1 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014