Commercial Building (Artech Studios)

216 Cuba St, Wellington

  • Commercial Building (Artech Studios).
    Copyright: NZ Historic Places Trust. Taken By: Anika Klee. Date: 4/03/2009.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 5357 Date Entered 22nd August 1991


City/District Council

Wellington City


Wellington Region

Legal description

Pt Lot 2 DP 5170


This historic place was registered under the Historic Places Act 1980. The following text is from the original Proposal for Classification report considered by the NZHPT Board at the time of registration.

Built 1920.

Essentially streetscape value, but also of engineering/architectural value having concrete exterior walls and steel frame construction.


Construction Professionalsopen/close

Young & Fearn

No biography is currently available for this construction professional

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Physical Description

Builder: J.L. McMillan

Commercial Italianate, 1920

Built for Mr M. Sedwick

Notable Features

eave brackets below cornice, string course below first floor, arch-headed windows

Construction Dates

Original Construction
1920 -

Completion Date

1st August 1991

Report Written By

Mary O'Keeffe

Other Information

A copy of the original report is available from the NZHPT Central region office

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.