• As parts of Wellington face the wrecking ball, at least one site will reach for the skies.

A $20 million, 17-storey apartment block has been confirmed for 111 Molesworth St, a short walk from Parliament and a shorter walk from another building being demolished in the aftermath of the Kaikoura 7.8 quake.

Construction would be completed on the Frame apartment block, with more than 50 apartments, in mid-2018, property developer and architect Mike Cole said.

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Artist’s impression of the Frame apartment building going up in Molesworth St, Wellington, next year.

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