"February 2011 earthquake: The Pyne Gould Building" Top 5 Page for this destination Christchurch Travelogue by Kakapo2

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Similar to the CTV Building, the Pyne Gould Building, claimed many lives. The four floors of the building look like a stack of concrete pancakes. The only part still standing tall was the shaft of the elevator.

The Retour restaurant, formerly the Edmonds Band Rotunda, on the banks of the Avon in the foreground.

A closer look at the elevator shaft.

Search teams looking for the remains of the missing people.

The pancake-like stacks of concrete floors.

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