|Also known as|
|Previous Address||this site had an early Victorian terrace dwelling before the current building.||Source: from the 1895 MMBW map|
|Style||Late twentieth century: 1960 – 2000|
Timelapse Building Images
Signed and dated in image l.l.: A.C. COOKE DEL 1882
Printed below image l.r.: Sands and McDougall, Printers, Melbourne.
Title printed below image l.c.
Printed below image l.l.: Supplement to “The Illustrated Melbourne News”, April, 1882.
Published in: The Illustrated Melbourne News, April 1882.
section of original image, source: State Library of Victoria
- Current map
- 1895 MMBW map
- Compiled Crown Record Plan
- 1859 report of the Government Land Sale
A three roomed cottage.
Subsequent Building Alterations
The 1850s Victoria era family dwelling built on this land no longer exists, it was demolished to make way for a new building.
Fourteen 2 storey brick public housing units with ground level parking built around 1990.
Heritage Significance and Listings
|Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes|
The Victoria era family dwelling built on this land no longer exists, it was demolished to make way for a new building.
|From||To||Owner||More Info||Data Source|
|to date||Private||source: Hatcher Index|
|1859||Mr. William Newcomen, first Crown land purchaser||source: Hatcher Index|
|abt 40 thousand years earlier||1835||Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Victoria||source: Hatcher Index|
|From||To||Resident||More Info||Data Source|
|to date||Private||source Hatcher Index|
|1965||1965||J. Lyons.||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
|1925||1960||Patrick Balfe||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
|1920||1920||Isadore French||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
|1915||1915||Mrs. Elizabeth Brownlee||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
|1910||1910||Mrs. H. Hannah||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
|1905||1905||Mrs. Annie Grant||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
|1900||1900||Mrs. L. Robinson||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
|1895||1895||Mrs. Eliza Bennett||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
|1890||1890||James Brown, boarding house||source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin in 2020.|
source The Argus 1870
Context and Streetscape
This property resides within the municipality of the City of Melbourne. We respectfully acknowledge it is on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation.
The controls listed below affect this property:
The streetscape can be characterised as a mix of Victorian and modern buildings. Eight of the original seventeen single-story Victorian terrace dwellings plus some double storey commercial buildings are on its western side, south of Victoria Street, while on the eastern side, the street retains sixteen of its original thirty-six, wider sized early Victorian, two storey terrace homes, as well as two story modern public housing townhouses.
Crossing over Victoria Street to the north on the eastern side, nineteen of the original thirty-two equally fine examples of early two storey Victoria terrace dwellings can be seen, dispersed by a small number of modern two storey buildings. Unfortunately, all twenty-two of the original Victorian terrace dwellings on the western side from Victoria to Queensberry streets have all been demolished, replaced by taller modern commercial buildings that are out of character with the existing surrounding Victorian architecture of this once predominantly single and double storey residential streetscape.
Heritage of note include two 2 storey terraces at 62 and 64, both have National Trust classifications and Heritage Victoria registrations. Two more include two single storey terraces dwellings at 81 and 83 that were designed by the distinguished Australian architect, Mr. George Raymond Johnson.
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