Gorgeous. I've never seen anything like this. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

House in Melbourne, Australia. these old gingerbread terrace houses are common in parts of australia but almost always have white wrought-iron lace on a dark brick facade. this one is nice as they have reversed the colours.

I'm drooling, this filigree work is amazing. Grasmere - Parkville Home. Melbourne, Australia by Dean-Melbourne, via Flickr

Grasmere is another fine example of the extravagant Victorian Filigree architecture located on Royal Parade in the Melbourne suburb of Parkville. The facade features decorative head and floral mouldings with an impressive parapet and cast iron lace work.

Victorian architecture on Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia | by erikaland, via Flickr.

Victorian architecture on Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia. I work in that glass building!

Majorca Building built 1928 – 1929. 258-260 Flinders Lane, corner Degraves Street. Spanish style Art-Deco building with complex mosaic tile work. Built in the Interwar period in the Neo-Gothic style, by Harry Norris, who also designed the Nicholas Building and Mitchell House.

The Majorca Building is a neo-Romanesque eight-storey building in Melbourne, designed and constructed between Located at Flinders Lane, it was designed by Harry Norris, one of the most prolific architects in the city during the and

Manchester Unity Building - just one of the amazing pieces of architecture in Melbourne CBD

Manchester Unity Building - just one of the amazing pieces of architecture in Melbourne CBD, Victoria, Australia

Victorian terrace houses, Parkville.  These are common in Melbourne town, but the polychromatic brick and cast iron lacework is lovely.

also-can: Victorian terrace houses, Parkville. I can’t say these are my favourite Victorian terrace houses because these are as common as muck in Melbourne town, but I do have a fondness for polychromatic brick and lacework of the cast iron variety.

Australia - Melbourne    Art deco style decoration roof top of the Manchester Unity building, 220 Collins Street (Cnr Swanston Street), Melbourne. Built 1932. Architect: Marcus Barlow.

Australia - Melbourne Art deco style decoration roof top of the Manchester Unity building, 220 Collins Street (Cnr Swanston Street), Melbourne.

These immaculately restored and richly detailed twin Victorian Filigree terrace houses - Falkirk and Helensburgh - were completed in 1887 and are a highlight of South Melbourne's Nelson Road. The detail in the parapets and iron lace work is imaculate

These immaculately restored and richly detailed twin Victorian Filigree terrace houses - Falkirk and Helensburgh - were completed in 1887 and are a highlight of South Melbourne's Nelson Road. The detail in the parapets and iron lace work is immaculate.

Illawarra House, a beautiful and detailed Queen Anne styled mansion situated in Melbourne, Australia (by Dean-Melbourne).

*AUSTRALIA ~ Illawarra House, a beautiful and detailed Queen Anne styled mansion situated in Melbourne, Australia (by Dean-Melbourne).

115 to 119 COLLINS STREET - 1900-15 Edwardian (English Queen Revival Style) - architects: Ussher and Kemp

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The Royal Exhibition 1880

The History of Melbourne from Walking Melbourne. Architectural resource for buildings in Melbourne, Victorian, Australia.

Federal Hotel and Coffee Palace (demolished) - 555 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]

Federal Hotel and Coffee Palace (demolished) - 555 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]

Edwardian postcard featuring 'a glimpse of Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria'

Historic photo of the day

The Former Martin & Pleasance Building Melbourne - c. 1898 -- This highly modeled façade of layered pilasters and mouldings, enriched with a lively parapet and coloured tiles, is typical of the work of F M White. It was built in 1889 as offices and the main dispensary of Martin & Pleasence, Melbourne’s leading purveyor of homeopathic medicines, a popular 19th century curative.

The Former Martin & Pleasance Building Melbourne - c. 1898 -- This highly modeled façade of layered pilasters and mouldings, enriched with a lively parapet and coloured tiles, is typical of the work of F M White. It was built in 1889 as offices and the main dispensary of Martin & Pleasence, Melbourne’s leading purveyor of homeopathic medicines, a popular 19th century curative.

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