89 Dryburgh Street

89 Dryburgh Street
West Melbourne VIC 3003
photographer: Stephen Hatcher 2022

Also known as Hunt Club Hotel till 1905, Glassblowers Arms Hotel from 1873 Source: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article245367253
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Timelapse Building Images

2012

source: http://maps.melbourne.vic.gov.au/


Land Details

  1. 1895 MMBW map
  2. Compiled Crown Record Plan
  3. record of the 1859 Crown land sale

Building Details

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Subsequent Building Alterations

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Architectural Features



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Heritage Significance and Listings

Heritage Listings and Explanatory Notes

The historic Glassblowers Arms Hotel built for James Young in the early 1870s was demolished and replaced by a commercial building on the site in 2022.

Owners

From To Owner More Info Data Source
to date Private source: Hatcher Index
11/6/1859 Mr. Nelson Polak, first Crown land purchaser http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article255612706 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

Residents

From To Resident More Info Data Source
to date Private source Hatcher Index
1974 1974 PMG carpark source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1970 1970 development site source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1960 1965 L. A. Stanbury source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1950 1955 Arthur Stanbury source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1935 1935 Thomas Pearce source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1930 1930 Eugene F. Armstrong source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1905 1925 Miss. Cath Kirwan http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article243717519 source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1895 1905 Hunt Club Hotel, Miss. Cath Kirwan source: Sands & McDougall directory, transcribed by Anne Cronin
1873 Glassblowers Arms Hotel, James Young http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5850041 source: The Herald

Social History

1873 The Herald

Notice of APPLICATION for a PUBLICAN’S LICENSE.

To the Licensing Magistrates at Melbourne. I Joseph Young, of Dryburgh Street, in the city of Melbourne in the colony of Victoria, glassblower, do hereby give notice that I desire to obtain and will at the next licensing meeting apply for a Publican’s License for a house situated at the corner of Victoria and Dryburgh streets in the city of Melbourne aforesaid containing six rooms, exclusive of those required for the use of the family. It is not licensed  but if licensed will be called the Glassblowers’ Arms Hotel.

The 25th day of February, AD. 1873. Joseph Young.

source: The Herald



Context and Streetscape

Precinct
The current property is 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

Streetscape

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