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Timelapse Building Images
339-341 Victoria Street West Melbourne. All 3 buildings from the corner in are now a public car park operated by Melbourne Council.
State Library of Victoria, K. J Halla photographer. http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/47651
Image held by North Melbourne Library. Possibly from an illustrated magazine. Ekman’s importers, drapers and coffee palace was located on the corner of Victoria and Roden Streets in West Melbourne. It became a guest house and was scheduled for demolition in the 1970s before being burnt down.
North Melbourne Library
1. 1895 MMBW Map
2. Compiled Crown Record Plan
3. First crown land purchaser – Mr. T. Fowler, lot 6 in section L, West Melbourne.
Subsequent Building Alterations
Heritage Significance and Listings
|Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes|
If you know more about any earlier families who had a direct connection to the previous Victoria era period shop and home on this site in the past, we encourage you to contact us and share their stories and old photos today.
Context and Streetscape