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Posted by: Aucklanddailyphoto 08/07/2010 @ 08:18
Subject: General

The Smith and Caughey Building on the corner of Wellesley and Queen Street and The Elliot Street Hotel tower behind.

The T & G (Temperance & General Mutual Life Assurance Society) building housing now the Elliot Street Hotel was first built in the 1880’s. The Tower was added in 1930 when it was thought to have been the highest Auckland structure. The Smith and Caughey Building completed in 1929, was designed by Roy Lippincott.

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by  kimharring  09/07/2010 @ 11:26
Cool image - could almost be somewhere like New York!
by  Louie  14/07/2010 @ 20:23
Some how I just can't see past the sale taking place inside the store.
by  janetmatthews  16/07/2010 @ 12:25
The kids part of Smith & Caugheys is always a highlight!
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