Plans for landmark building outlined

The top floor, where 24 apartments, incorporating a courtyard open to the elements, will be...
The top floor, where 24 apartments, incorporating a courtyard open to the elements, will be developed. Photos by Peter McIntosh.
The exterior of the building, which will be repaired.
The exterior of the building, which will be repaired.
The basement, which may be used for storage lockers for apartment owners.
The basement, which may be used for storage lockers for apartment owners.
The ground floor, for which there are no firm plans, although the section on the corner of Thomas...
The ground floor, for which there are no firm plans, although the section on the corner of Thomas Burns St may be used for hospitality.
The first floor, where short-term accommodation with a heritage theme is planned.
The first floor, where short-term accommodation with a heritage theme is planned.

A tour of Dunedin waterfront landmark the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency building proved popular yesterday.

Building owner Russell Lund outlined his plans for the 142-year-old building in Thomas Burns St.

Ann Barsby, of the Southern Heritage Trust, said the project was ''inspirational in terms of Dunedin's future''.

Submissions on the consent for the redevelopment close on July 30.

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