And so another city landmark is coming down. From what I saw on the news the other night, it looks like they’ve done the bulk of the demolition work on the Victoria Square side of the Crown Plaza. You can actually make out the Forsyth Barr building through one of the holes. It’s going to be very weird not seeing this building on this corner and being able to see Victoria Square from Victoria Road.
According to a Press article the demolition will be completed by June and the site will be grassed over.
Here’s a very quick video I took with my cellphone: