Alington House

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Alington House
General information
Architectural styleModernist
Location60-62 Homewood Crescent, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand
CoordinatesCoordinates: 41°16′39″S 174°44′40″E / 41.277472°S 174.744501°E / -41.277472; 174.744501
Design and construction
ArchitectWilliam Alington
Designated22 June 2007
Reference no.7698

Alington House is a private house in Karori, Wellington, New Zealand. It is "an important New Zealand example of Modern Movement architecture."[1]

The house was designed by William Alington for his family while working for the New Zealand Government's Ministry of Works immediately after returning from his overseas experience.[1]

The Alington house was awarded an NZIA Wellington Branch Enduring Architecture award in 2002, and an NZIA (National) Enduring Architecture award in 2007.[citation needed]

The building, is classified as a "Category I" ("places of 'special or outstanding historical or cultural heritage significance or value'") historic place by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Alington House". Register of Historic Places. Heritage New Zealand. Retrieved 17 November 2012.