The University of Otago's Marsh Study Centre takes shape on
the site of the former Gardens Tavern at the northern end of
Castle St yesterday.
The $3.3 million pub conversion is almost complete and it
should be opened next month. Its main purpose is to provide a
satellite study environment at the northern end of the
Elements of the former ''Gardies'' were retained, including
the red-brick cladding and distinctive pyramid roof of the