Image of the corner of Swanston Street and Little Collins Street - City Collection
Black and white image of the corner of Swanston Street and Little Collins Street. Council House 2 now stands on this site.
The People's Palace was built in 1910-1911 by the Salvation Army to provide affordable accommodation for working class travelling people. It was designed by the Lieutenant-Colonel Saunders, the Salvation Army's architect and secretary for property affairs. Construction commenced in March 1910 under Saunders' personal supervision. It is located at 308 Edward Street on the southern corner with Ann Street, diagonally opposite to Brisbane's Central Railway Station.
Turkish baths and oyster saloons: the story of Prahran Arcade
Every now and then as I walk the suburban streets of Melbourne I see something that stops me in my tracks. It happened again at 282 Chapel Street, Prahran, between Princes and Walker Streets, when I glanced up and noticed a three-storey building, a bit faded and the worse for wear, but unmistakeably special. It looked as…