Minh Ta Designs

Original digital file

groveriw907-minhta.pdf

Description

Railway crossing on Eastbourne Street, Hastings
Medical Centre and Minh Ta Designs buildings on Russell Street South, Hastings

Medical Centre – 110 Russell Street South
Built 1914 by A Hampton
Architect – Albert Garnett
Spanish Mission style
Original owner Archibald Christie

Colonial Mutual Life Insurance building, 116-120 Russell Street South, Hastings
New Zealand Historic Places Trust Register Category 2, Number 1076
Built 1939
Architects – Swann and Lavelle
Spanish Mission style with an Art Deco mix, a band of fluting and zigzag pattern at the top of the parapet, steel windows and a terrazzo shop front with chromed window frames; acroteria (ornament) on top of the parapet; octagonal corner turret with a pattern believed to be inspired by the Cubist Movement
Optometrists Shattky, Donaldson and Eagle
Prior to Minh Ta, one of the tenants was internationally-reknowned fashion designer Roswitha Robertson
The upstairs was used by a team of St John ambulance cadets in the late 1930s

Business / Organisation

Minh Ta Designs

Location

Corner Eastbourne Street and Russell Street South, Hastings

Format of the original

Photographs

People

  • Archilbald Christie
  • Albert Garnett
  • A Hampton
  • Roswitha Robertson
  • Minh Ta

Accession number

907/1842/41378

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