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Shrine pickle

A two week public hearing starts next week into the fate of several sites very close to Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance.

15.03.09 in planning heritage


Northcote bowl (1963), that one with the arches – the only interesting piece of non-domestic architecture I can think of in that part of town, may be demolished for an apartment development, GFC permitting. A demolition permit is currently moving through the trays at Darebin Council.

18.01.09 in buildings heritage

Deco Pub Demo

Oh dear, this is one of those articles that make you wonder. A Melbourne Pub, The Stork, was built in 1855 and given an art deco facelift in 1925. According to the owner the 82 year old facelift means the pub was ineligible for heritage protection. It closes tonight and will be demolished in the new year.

31.12.07 in heritage 

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