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Market Reserve Building

Market Reserve Building Review

On Tennyson and Hastings Streets, this was the first building to rise after the earthquake. Its steel metal frame was riveted, not welded, so that the construction noise would give residents the message that the city was being rebuilt. The bronze storefronts with their "crown of thorns" patterned leaded glass are still original.

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  • Address: Tennyson and Hastings Street, Napier
  • Location: Napier
Updated: 02-18-2014

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