Melbourne, Flinders Street Station, 1917 (Burton Holmes Historical Collection)

Village Green: Striking Images Reclaim the Urban Memory

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

Next to the old Flinders Street Station (left of pic) on the south-west corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets stood the Old Fish Market, later housing Hanton's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Market and Bicycle Stables. Demolished in 1900 to make way for the new Flinders Street Station. (nice ad for Fry's chocolates on building)

Next to the old Flinders Street Station on the south-west corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets stood the Old Fish Market.

1954 Flinders St Station

Flinders Street station Melbourne, Australia decorated for the Victorian Railways Centenary and Royal visit

Interior of the Federal Coffee palace in Melbourne, cnr of King and Collins St, demolished in the 1970s. Photo via walkingmelbourne.com.au

Interior of the Federal Hotel (originally Coffee Palace) in Melbourne, cnr of King and Collins St, demolished in the

Orient Hotel, corner of Bourke and Swanston Streets, Melbourne, c1910. The hotel was demolished in the 1930s. Photograph from State Library Victoria.

Orient Hotel, corner of Bourke and Swanston Streets, Melbourne, The hotel was demolished in the Photograph from State Library Victoria.

Paris end of Collins Street Melbourne Victoria Australia 1958 - Mark Strizic

Paris end of Collins Street Melbourne Victoria Australia 1958 - Mark Strizic I worked opposite the town hall.

The construction of Melbourne Town Hall {ca: 1870} - note grocery store on site of Manchester Unity Building.

The construction of Melbourne Town Hall {ca: - note grocery store on site of Manchester Unity Building.

1890 Swanston St

Swanston Street Melbourne Australia in the Notice the MCC water wagon spraying water in the middle of street to keep the dust down on the unsealed surfac.

The New Melbourne Homœopathic Hospital, 1885-1934, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (In 1934 it became Prince Henry’s allopathic hospital).

ON THIS DAY – June 1910 MELBOURNE In the case of Victoria Florence Williams, who died on June in the Homoeopathic Hospital, the Coroner recorded a verdict of death from blood poisonin…

Olderfleet and Rialto Buildings with cable tram, Collins Street West, Melbourne, c1890. Photograph courtesy State Library Victoria.

Olderfleet and Rialto Buildings with cable tram, Collins Street West, Melbourne, Photograph courtesy State Library Victoria.

Bookstall inside Flinders Station. From: Melbourne Curious: Flinders Street Station

1925 Newstand The information age, The plethora of daily papers, weekly supplements and periodicals on sale at Flinders Street station, Melbourne sated a news-hungry public.

Old Tin Shed that once sat opposite the rear of the GPO on Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Australia

A temp tin Shed that became a landmark. Right next to the GPO on Elizabeth St. Stood erect up until the olympics in

Queens Arcade. Melbourne, Australia.

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