$3 million makeover for Lorne St precinct

Friday 20 February 2004

Chances are if you're a street in Auckland's central business district, it's only a matter of time before you get a multi-million dollar overhaul.

By The Landlord

Following on from recent announcements that Queen St will receive a $25 million facelift and Quay St a $5m upgrade, Auckland's ratepayers are asked to comment about another significant streetscape investment.

The Auckland City Council plans to spend $3m on an upgrade of Lorne St and connecting public areas, including courtyards and walkways around the Auckland Art Gallery, over the next three years.

The council's recreation and events committee chairman, councillor Scott Milne, says the proposed Lorne St upgrade will create "an attractive, user-friendly public space".

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