A photograph of a sitting area on the ground floor of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. A plate and magazines has fallen off the coffee table and a chair has toppled over. In the background, a piece of the ceiling under the stairs is hanging loose.
A photograph of the earthquake damage to a stairwell in the Crowne Plaza Hotel on the corner of Kilmore and Durham Streets. Large sections of the concrete wall behind the stair rail have broken away to reveal the steel reinforcement underneath.