44 Miller Street

44 Miller Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Sue Scarfe

Also known as Valkyrie Source: http://maps.melbourne.vic.gov.au
Previous Address The Benevolent Asylum site Source: https://www.hothamhistory.org.au/product/the-melbourne-benevolent-asylum-hothams-premier-building/
Constructed 8/8/1914
Style Federation: 1890–1915
Builder Robert Thackwary, 244 Bank St South Melbourne

Timelapse Building Images




58 to 44 Miller Street West Melbourne

photographer, Graeme Butler

Land Details

Building Details

Notice of intent to build

Number: 5125. Date: 8/8/1914

Owner: Bjorn Robert Bjornson

Builder: Robert Thackwary, 244 Bank St St Melb

Fee: 3.10.0

Type: Brick house

Section: North Melbourne Benevolent Asylum site.

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Subsequent Building Alterations

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Heritage Significance and Listings

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Context and Streetscape

The current property resides within the municipality of the City of Melbourne. We respectfully acknowledge it is on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation.
source: https://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/history-city-of-melbourne.pdf
historical map source: https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/search-discover/explore-collections-format/maps/maps-melbourne-city-suburbs


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This streetscape contains a collection of historic Victorian and Federation style buildings. These homes are socially and historically significant buildings for the early development of North & West Melbourne in their own right.

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