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The Civic Theatre1929, Corner Queen and Wellesley Streets, The City.
Architect: Charles Bohringer. Built for: Thomas O'brien Theatres Ltd.
The Civic Theatre narrowly escaped demolition in 1988 thanks to a High Court injunction.
It was restored by the Auckland City Council and reopened on 20th December 1999, on the 70th anniversary of its first performance.
Current owner: Auckland city.