Kōrero: Inner-city living

St Elmo Courts (1 o 2)

Christchurch’s St Elmo Courts was built on the site of the once-exclusive St Elmo boarding house. This cover of the architect’s plans is dated 1929. The reference to ‘West End’ hints at refined living in London.

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Christchurch City Council Archives
Reference: CCCPlans St-Elmo-Courts-6-0
Plans by B. J. Ager

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, 'Inner-city living - City flats', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/23742/st-elmo-courts (accessed 18 August 2019)

Story by Philip Morrison and Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010