Eighteen months after the earthquakes began wrecking the building he called the love of his life, Richard Owen is about to start rebuilding.
The Owen family has signed up law firm Wynn Williams as the major tenant in what will be a new seven-storey office building on the corner of Montreal and Hereford streets.
The site had contained the historic eight-storey St Elmo Courts, an office building constructed in 1930 as one of Christchurch's first apartment complexes. It was demolished in March last year and the rubble added to the Lyttelton Port reclamation.
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