Kōrero: Housing

Courtville flats

Courtville flats

Due to their association with squalid Old World tenements, blocks of flats or apartments were not built in New Zealand until the 1910s, when they came to be seen as modern and sophisticated by the urbane. Among the first was Courtville (named after the nearby Supreme Court) in central Auckland, built in two stages between 1914 and 1919. It was designed to resemble similar structures in Paris and Vienna.

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New Zealand Herald
Photograph by Kenny Rodger

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Ben Schrader, 'Housing - Housing types', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/38629/courtville-flats (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013