Photo Hunt October: Park Royal Hotel 1996

Park Royal Hotel, from Victoria Square, 1996.
Entry in the 2014 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt by Iris Hogers. Kete Christchurch PH14-230.jpg CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0NZ

The Park Royal Hotel from Victoria Square, 1996. The Park Royal (later renamed the Crowne Plaza) was opened in October 1988 and demolished in 2012 following the 2010/2011 earthquakes.

Christchurch City Libraries has been running an annual Photo Hunt in conjunction with the city’s Heritage Week since 2008.  The 2016 Photo Hunt is running again from 1 – 31 October. During the month of October we will be posting a series of images from earlier Photo Hunts.

Enter the 2016 hunt online or at your local library.

Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch & Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can join and contribute.

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