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Hotel Grand Chancellor | by malclocke
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Hotel Grand Chancellor

Christchurch's biggest headache, the Hotel Grand Chancellor. At 26 stories,

it's the cities second tallest building. As is blatantly obvious from this

photo, it's not well.


A few days after the quake, the collapsed corner of the hotel was temporarily

supported with new concrete struts to allow Urban Search and Rescue to enter

the building.


The hotel lies in the heart of the city, and until it is demolished it's

likely at least two blocks either side of it will remain off limits for

everyone. How the building is to be demolished safely is still, as far as

I'm aware, unknown.

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Taken on April 7, 2011