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11-JUL-2013 J Lamb 2013

Otago Boys High School.

Arthur Street, Dunedin. view map

Otago Boys' High School is one of New Zealand's oldest boys' schools.
The school opened on its present site in Arthur Street in 1885.
The Main Tower Block was designed by R A Lawson and built for 14,800 pounds in blue stone, Port Chalmers breccia and Oamaru stone by W A Carlton.
It has long been regarded as a fine design and is listed as a Category I Historic Place.
A number of famous and infamous Kiwis were educated here, including Russell Coutts yachtsman, Ritchie McCaw All Black captain, David Grey, the Aramoana mass murderer,
Sir Archibald McIndoe pioneering plastic surgeon and many more.

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Cindi Smith18-Jul-2013 18:47
What an awesome building! I love all the intricate patterns on this building! :)
Brenda14-Jul-2013 22:41
What an impressive building! Wonderful perspective.
Janet Donnelly14-Jul-2013 18:27
Striking architecture ....... what a strong and powerful building!
Walter Otto Koenig13-Jul-2013 21:39
Nice lighting and detail.
Stephanie13-Jul-2013 09:13
An architectural wonder ~ beautiful building!!!
What an eclectic group of graduates too! Fascinating stuff! :)
borisalex13-Jul-2013 06:57
Beautiful architecture, especially against the blue sky! v.
Chris Morton13-Jul-2013 06:39
looks a fine piece of 'gothic' revival, brought up a bit by the bright ashlar with well textured infil
Janice Dunn13-Jul-2013 05:22
Definitiely a mixed bunch of well-known people went there. Great looking building
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