Commercial/Retail Building (AGC House)
176 Cuba St, Wellington
List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Historic Place Category 2
Private/No Public Access
22nd August 1991
All DP 7769, CT 340/58
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.
Of streetscape value, and an integral part of the Edwardian character of Cuba St. Historically interesting factory remaining in the hands of the same business which built it in 1904. Watkins was important in the printing industry at the time.
Architect: R.R. McGregor
Ornate curved and decorated gables removed due to earthquake risk
Built for Messrs. Veitch & Allen, drapers and furnishers
Large pilasters rising through two storeys, corner windows set in segmental arches, other windows plain with metal glazing bars
1904 - 1905
Edwardian free classical
1st August 1991
Report Written By
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.