Raising the Barr a bit

A crane hoists building materials high above the Octagon to the top of Forsyth Barr House yesterday morning.

Stuart St was closed between the upper Octagon and Moray Pl from 6am to 6pm while the crane was in operation.

Work to modernise the Dunedin tower block, built in 1968, has included installing terracotta rain screens, double-glazed windows and adding an extra storey to the building.

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