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Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia by London based Lab Architecture Studio and Melbourne architects Bates Smart

Fitzroy Gardens Melbourne, Australia

Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Federation Square with Flinders St Station in the background

Melbourne, Federation Square with Flinders St Station in the background 17 min walk from crossley

The Melbourne Arts Centre taken from the observation deck of the Eureka Tower

The Melbourne Arts Centre taken from the observation deck of the Eureka Tower, Victoria, Australia

Melbourne's great eyesore, demolishing the 1960s Gas and Fuel Corporation buildings which obstructed a vista of heritage buildings along Flinders Street including St Paul's Cathedral to make way for Federation Square.

Gas & Fuel Corporation building, seen from above Young & Jackson's Hotel, Flinders Street, Melbourne - St Paul's Cathedral - Culture Victoria

Block Arcade, Collins Street – Mark Strizic , 1967

Block Arcade, Collins Street – Mark Strizic , 1967 Still looks much the same. Arcades (& lanes) are wonderful in Melbourne city and help make the city different to the other capitals in Australia. The Hopetoun tea rooms are still in operation.

Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

The walk way is made up of individual sandstone blocks, each with its own unique colours and patterns. They look even better after it has been raining.

King Street, Melbourne, aerial

A King Street aerial, notice the heart shaped plant room on the top of the building opposite the Stock Exchange. - Travel x Melbourne, Australia

Looking up Flinders Street from Swanston Street (1914) with St Paul's Cathedral on the left and Princes Bridge Station on the right. Melbourne Australia

Melbourne, Looking up Flinders Street from Swanston Street with St Paul's Cathedral on the left and Princes Bridge Station on the right. My how the city has changed