575 Spencer Street

575 Spencer Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
Also known as
Previous Address Source: Photograph 2018 by Stephen Hatcher
Constructed
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Timelapse Building Images

When the hotel was originally built, it was known as the Recreation Hotel.

2015

Known as Moomba Hotel

Land Details

Alignment details with Hawke and Spencer St

Building Details

Original floor plan, hand drawn diagram

PROV

Subsequent Building Alterations

1920 Alterations

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

1924 Alterations

Public Records Office of Victoria, Building applications number 6508, 10/7/1924

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Spencer St elevation

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Hawke Street elevation

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Public Records Office of Victoria, 1924 building plans

Architectural Features


Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
1896 Recreation Hotel was owned by Mr. Timmin North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser 24/4/1896
1924 Mr John Hooper of Abbotsford Street North Melbourne Public Records Office of Victoria, Building applications number 6508, 10/7/1924

Residents

No Entries Found

Social History

1896


1896
In 1896 West Melbourne Harmony and Social Club met on a regular basis at the Recreation Hotel.


1906

North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser 25/5/1906


1908

North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser 14/8/1908


In 1924 it was known as the Recreation Hotel and owned by Mr. John Hooper of Abbotsford Street North Melbourne. At that time application was made to make alterations to the hotel. The Architects were Sydney Smith Ogg & Serpell of 349 Collins Street Melbourne.

PROV


Previously known as the Moomba Hotel


2018 known as McMahons Hotel



Context and Streetscape

Precinct

Zoning

Streetscape

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