This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond, Australia

Somewhere in Fitzroy 1984.

The corner Milk Bar, (In Melbourne & Australia) before convenience stores and supermarkets replaced them.

Victoria, Australia 1960s: 1967: Family day at the Royal Melbourne Show. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

Victoria, Australia Family day at the Royal Melbourne Show. Note the show bags, it was always a big deal to get as many show bags as you could full of samples originally, but as the years went by they became expensive and not samples anymore

Before Melbourne Central

Swanston St Shot Tower before construction of Melbourne Central Precinct - Melbourne, Victoria

Spencer Street East between Little Collins and Collins Streets, Melbourne 1967

HISTORY: Spencer Street East, between Little Collins and Collins Streets, Melbourne: 1967

Flinders Street Station, 1917

HISTORY: Looking out to the street, Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, 1917 (Burton Holmes' Historical Collection)

vintage melbourne posters - Google Search

vintage melbourne posters - Google Search

July 1964: These are the kinds of houses that the large housing commission flats in Carlton replaced.

A look at the slum houses that the large Housing Commission apartment complex in Carlton eventually replaced.

April 1977: Melbourne resident Elizabeth Thompson stands with her two children, Paul and Jane, in their house in Thompson St, Kensington. The house was described by the Tenants' Union as one of the worst ever seen. - Melbourne's slums | City's slum heritage | Photo Galleries and News Photos | News Pictures and Photos | Herald Sun

April Elizabeth Thompson with her two children, Paul and Jane, who lived in the Thompson St, Kensington, described by the Tenants' Union as one of the worst houses they’d ever seen.

The ANZ ‘Gothic Bank’, (formerly ES & A Bank), 287 Collins Street (north-east corner of Collins and Queen Streets). Designed by William Wardell, this building has a richly ornate interior, finely worked masonry and meticulous detail. Considered the finest secular Gothic Revival building in Australia. It was built between 1883-87.

my favorite building in Melbourne - ANZ ‘Gothic Bank’, 287 Collins Street - this building has a richly ornate interior, finely worked masonry and meticulous detail - considered the finest secular Gothic Revival building in Australia

Victoria - Melbourne Australia street scenes - a windowfull of bargains to catch the eye of passers-by, Collins Street, Melbourne, photo by Rob Middenway,

Victoria - Melbourne Australia street scenes - a windowfull of bargains to catch the eye of passers-by, Collins Street, Melbourne, photo by Rob Middenway,

Tait Red Rattler bound for St Kilda on Platform 11 at Flinders Street Station, where the tracks were is now a bar facing the Yarra River. Taken in 1981

Tait Red Rattler bound for St Kilda on Platform 11 at Flinders Street Station, where the tracks were is now a bar facing the Yarra River. Taken in 1981

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