The Harvest Court Mall in central Dunedin has been getting a
facelift this week.
A 28m canopy facade was removed from the building in a
12-hour operation on Tuesday night.
A section of George St was closed from 6.30pm to 6am to
accommodate two cranes.
The canopy was cut from the building and removed in two
sections, Marca Investments Ltd spokesman Carl Angus said
It was hoped the work would be completed by Sunday "weather
permitting", he said.
The redevelopment would include restoring the frontage and
adding an office development, as well as
earthquake-strengthening the building.
Mr Angus paid tribute to the Dunedin City Council Heritage
Trust and the Historic Places Trust, for collaborating on the