Dominion Building

Original digital file

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Description

Dominion Building, Queen Street East, Hastings

Street addresses 110,114 and 120 Queen Street East
New Zealand Historic Places Trust Register Category 2, Number 1080
Built 1907
Edwardian Baroque style
First ferro-concrete building in Hastings and built by an American firm
The Dominion Bulding was built as an office block in the year the British Parliament passed legislation recognising the full independence of foreign colonies as “Dominions”.
It was commissioned by Mrs Gertrude Mary Beetham Russell, nee Williams.
The pillars, as veranda posts, were “filled” in as office space after the earthquake.

Location

Queen Street East, Hastings

Format of the original

Photograph

People

  • Gertrude Mary Beetham Russell

Accession number

907/1842/41360

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