- 7 July 2011
Photographs relating to the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes taken by Ross Becker on 7 July 2011. The majority of these were taken in the CBD (central business district) within the red zone area which was cordoned off after 22 February 2011 earthquake.
Includes views taken on Cathedral Square showing the damage to Christchurch Cathedral, Regent Theatre, digger demolishing 51-53 Cathedral Square.
Includes views taken on Manchester street showing the intact stained glass cupola window in old Civic Chambers, diggers and shipping containers beside partially demolished buildings, debris on street, pot plants, gas bottles, digger demolishing buildings, cleared site of 211-215 Manchester, split stonework of former Womens Centre building, demolition of buildings next to City Fish & Chips, line of diggers on street, car parking building, views around intersection of Manchester and Gloucester streets, demolition of Iconic Bar and other buildings, hazards sign, Civic House shopfronts, 162 Manchester Street.
Includes views taken on Worcester Street and Cathedral Junction showing Seasons cafe, headless statue, clouds of demolition dust, Quest Hotel and Cathedral Junction Tram Terminus at 111 and 113 Worcester Street, Press Building, two people walking past wire fences to Worcester Street bridge
Includes views taken on Hereford Street showing photography assistant standing beside huge diggers, mannequin on digger, office of MP Brendon Burns, giant diggers on street, remains of Arrow International building on corner of Madras and Hereford streets, broken pavement, digger at work on site of Kenton Chambers, truck emerging from corner of Liverpool Street, Calendar Girl building, partially standing 194 Hereford street, big digger near 196-202 Hereford street, Shands Emporium, Gough House,
Includes views taken on Latimer Square showing St John the Baptist Anglican Church, cleared site of Arrow International.
Incldues views taken on Madras street showing cleared site of CTV building, pile of flower tributes to deceased.
Includes views taken on Ash Street showing brick rubble and crew at work.
Includes views taken on Tuam street showing debris of destroyed shopfronts, twisted vending machine, demolition of M.J. Knowles buildings (housed Edward Gibbon Plumbing, Portobello Antiques, Global Fabrics) at 221-231 Tuam, corner of Poplar Street, Globe Cafe and One Big Sugar Bowl cafe, roofline of Holiday Inn and Hotel Grand Chancellor, cleared site of Atami Bath House (217 Tuam), digger outside 203 Tuam (Soho Hair), "Nikau Demolition" truck.
Includes views taken on Lichfield Street showing former Bells Motorworks building (housed His Lordships Cafe and Mexican Cafe) at 110 Lichfield next to remains of demolished 116 Lichfield street, partially demolished 156 Lichfield Street (housed Apex Car Rentals, former Butterworth Brothers Limited warehouse and manufacturers), 152 Lichfield (Swank Hair), 150 Lichfield, demolition rubble pile on site of Fisher's building, demolished buildings on south west corner of Lichfield and Manchester streets.
Includes views taken on High Street showing row of damaged buildings on corner of High and Manchester streets, W Strange & Company building, "Nucleus" sculpture,
Includes views taken on Oxford Terrace showing crew and crane against wall of Clarendon Tower, stack of concrete cores, men and wheelie bins, crane outside Clarendon Tower,
Includes views taken on Cashel Mall showing wrecked buildings, exposed masonry and frames, the 3 Wise Men store, two diggers at work, debris, stack of salvaged stonework, wooden barriers around trees, digger excavating site, cleared site and 91-93 Cashel Mall, Lush shopfront.
Includes views taken on Colombo Street showing smashed glass windows on pavement, young woman photographing, demolition at 753-757 Colombo street.
Includes views taken on Gloucester street showing long view of diggers on street, demolition of 751-757 Gloucester street buildings, Novotel Hotel behind, view at corner of New Regent Street, demolition work of Map World and other building next to Sampan House 168 Gloucester street.
Includes views taken on Armagh Street showing demolition crew and drill machine.
Includes views taken on intersection of Manchester and Worcester Streets showing SBS Bank, Radio Network House, cleared north east corner site, Church, crew member and photography assistant walking around.
Includes views at the intersection of Manchester and Hereford Streets, showing Mortgage Solutions at 162 Manchester, Dick Smith, chinese restaurant, cleared site of demolished Manchester Courts (former MLC building).
Includes views of digger demolishing 181 Cashel Street.
Quantity: 214 digital photograph(s).
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