DScene: Honour heritage

### D Scene 26-1-11
Honour heritage (front cover)
History and architecture advocates such as David Murray are lobbying hard to prevent other notable buildings sharing the fate of the Rattray Street property which started crumbling and collapsing a fortnight ago. See p3. #bookmark

Fears for old buildings (page 3)
By Wilma McCorkindale
A new lobby group fears many significant an historic Dunedin buildings will be lost to the city due to neglect. An increasing number of older buildings in the city – some are of great historical importance – are being identitfied by the newly-formed group, Stop Demolition By Neglect. The group launched [an online petition] last Friday and has already begun naming and shaming some buildings.
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Facebook: Dunedin Heritage Buildings – Stop Demolition By Neglect

Online Petition: Save Dunedin’s historic Dragon Café / Barron’s Building

Beyond the facade
Bells and whistles / Factory originals (pages 8-9)
By Wilma McCorkindale
This week is the second of the four part series, Beyond the Facade, where D Scene takes a peak behind the well-known exteriors of some of Dunedin’s landmark buildings to see what can be found inside. Today D Scene photographer Wilma McCorkindale takes her camera into the Bell Tea Co Ltd Factory at 15 Hope Street.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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One response to “DScene: Honour heritage

  1. Elizabeth

    Please sign the Online Petition: Save Dunedin’s historic Dragon Café / Barron’s Building

    There are also Dragon Café / Barron Building petitions available to sign at Dunedin Public Library, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, University Book Shop (UBS), Moe’s Sandwich Bar (Princes Street), and Taste Nature (organic shop) in the former Bing Harris Building at the bottom of High Street (opposite Southern Cross Hotel).

    Facebook: Dunedin Heritage Buildings – Stop Demolition By Neglect

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