Friday, August 16, 2013

Christchurch Icon: One Last Look

For several months now, demolition crews have been steadily chewing away at Christchurch's iconic Canterbury Brewery.
All that remains is the big red multi-storied multi-windowed brewing tower right on the corner of St.Asaph and Antigua Streets...and by tonight, much of that will be rubble. I spoke to some of the crew yesterday and they said that - all things being equal - they'd begin tearing down Big Red this morning.

Brewing history bows to the bulldozer: beer's been made on this site since 1854, longer than anyone else in New Zealand. So raise a glass of Canterbury Draught and enjoy a last look at Canterbury Brewery.

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