Odeon Theatre

PHOTO: Aerial view of the Odeon Theatre in Christchurch. Photo: Supplied

A historic Christchurch theatre and neighbouring properties are set to go under the hammer in August.

The Crown-owned company Ōtākaro is selling the former Odeon Theatre on Tuam St, Lawrie & Wilson Auctioneers and adjoining vacant land.


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The former Odeon Theatre is a Category 1 heritage building – which was designed in 1883 as a public theatre and hall, before being transformed into a vaudeville venue, cinema and church.

Some parts of the theatre were demolished due to safety concerns in 2012 following earthquake damage.

Colliers International will host the auction on 13 August.



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