These six survived the 1931 earthquake and the resulting fires from it. They are still much loved today.
The green house is a residential 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa. The yellow house, next to it is now a coffee house.
The next 2 are used by businesses.
Second to last the white house is a restaurant. It ended its life as a house in the late 1950's. It was a drapery then a number of small businesses. Finally starting its life as a restaurant in the early 1980's. It was a Jazz bar and grill in the late eighty's. It had an extension added then too, the kitchen. The bar installed then is still present and used today. It has been Mint for the last 3 years.
Lastly the blue house is one of the longest running craft galleries in the Hawkes Bay. With many local artists and crafts people's art on display and sold there.