Looking out over unbuilt Northcorte Centre from 86 Oceanview Road, 1955. (part 1)

Looking out over unbuilt Northcorte Centre from 86 Oceanview Road, 1955. (part 1)

Photo Courtesy of Helen Rhodes

Looking out over unbuilt Northcorte Centre from 86 Oceanview Road, 1955. (part 2)

Looking out over unbuilt Northcorte Centre from 86 Oceanview Road, 1955. (part 2)

Photo Courtesy of Helen Rhodes

Northcote Baptist Op Shop, c. 1970s.

Northcote Baptist Op Shop, c. 1970s.

Mills, Fred. Photo Courtesy of the Northcote Baptist Op Shop

Northcote Baptist Op Shop, c. 1970s.

Northcote Baptist Op Shop, c. 1970s.

Mills, Fred. Photo Courtesy of the Northcote Baptist Op Shop

Entrance to Northcote Library, the Plunket Rooms and public toilets, Norman King Square, Northcote, 1 June 1982.

Entrance to Northcote Library, the Plunket Rooms and public toilets, Norman King Square, Northcote, 1 June 1982.

North Auckland Research Centre, Takapuna Library N0103032

Northcote Borough Council, Shopping Centre, Auckland, 4 May 1966.

Northcote Borough Council, Shopping Centre, Auckland, 4 May 1966.

Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs. Ref: WA-65939-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22782723

Northcote Shopping Centre, Northcote, c. 1960s.

Northcote Shopping Centre, Northcote, c. 1960s.

North Auckland Research Centre, Takapuna Library N0117052

Locals browsing the shops on Pearn Crescent in the outdoor mall at Northcote Shopping Centre, 1988.

Locals browsing the shops on Pearn Crescent in the outdoor mall at Northcote Shopping Centre, 1988.

North Auckland Research Centre, Takapuna Library N0117038

Pearn Crescent shops completed, Northcote Shopping Centre, 1961.

Pearn Crescent shops completed, Northcote Shopping Centre, 1961.

North Auckland Research Centre, Takapuna Library N0117022

Chinese Checkers in Pearn Place, 2006.

Chinese Checkers in Pearn Place, 2006.

Bagosi, Jim. Courtesy of Northcote Town Centre