Friday, May 8, 2009

Ranui Flats, Napier

Ranui Flats, NapierThis may not be the most picturesque view of the Ranui Flats on Marine Parade in Napier but it does clearly show the driveway in the middle of the building leading through to the parking area behind. It reminds me of much earlier buildings which often had stables or a yard out the back and therefore required a large opening like this to allow horse-drawn carriages access. Ranui Flats date from 1938 so this is a nice throw-back from the Car Age.


  1. thats what i thought of first too when i saw this was of horses going through that space!
    its a great pic i think :)