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Parnell, Auckland: 19 reviews and 29 photos


This building is a replacement for the original Jubilee Institute for the Blind which burned down in 1897. Built between 1907 and 1909, the institute was originally established as an old boarding house in Parnell before the more permanent school was built on this site in 1891 with money set up to celebrate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria. In 1926 additions were added for adult accommodation, a shop, workshops and a women?s dormitory. The building now an Auckland City community centre and library.

Address: Parnell Road
Directions: Suburb of Auckland, near the inner city.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 13, 2005
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