Electra House was built in 1901 for the Citizens’ Life Assurance Company. Architects John Quinton Bruce, William Cumming and Ernest Bayer were responsible for the design of the company’s new office building. John Quinton Bruce was the architect…

This enormous home dominates Montefiore Hill. It is an impressive vantage point from which to view the city below. However it was not the original house on the site. The first was a two-storey house built in the 1840s. Pastoralist James Chambers…