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“New, old and broken”
Review of Cashel Street

Cashel Street
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Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Tram
Ranked #22 of 239 things to do in Christchurch
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Nagoya, Japan
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“New, old and broken”
Reviewed 7 March 2017

You can see new, old, renovating and broken buildings and flat land at once. Workers are working earnest to recover damages. Worth watch.

Visited March 2017
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Berlin, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A creative way to cope with the aftermath of the earthquake”
Reviewed 4 March 2017

There is still a lot of construction going on in the city centre of Christchurch. The RE:Start Mall at Cashel Street is a very creative way to restart normal life despite the restoration.

Visited February 2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Container mall, brilliant idea”
Reviewed 4 March 2017

All the goodies here packed into a quirky and innovative shopping area. Check out the central art work signage.

Visited February 2017
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
809 reviews
436 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
“Great innovation”
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I am not sure how this differs in principle to Re:START but it is a great show of initiative to have shops inside shipping containers, much quicker than a rebuild.

Visited January 2017
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A small shopping area built out of containers”
Reviewed 13 February 2017

After the 2011 earthquake, most of the city of. Heist hurch was damaged. In order to provide some retail outlets, shipping containers were moved next to or on top of one another to provide secure and safe structures for retailers to move in to. There are individual shops and different style eateries. Althgh more and more of the City is being rebuilt, we hope this, 'Re-Start' area will remain

Visited February 2017
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