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.

Historic Bourke Street 1940s

Old Melbourne Tram .Left side of the photo shows part of Parliament house and tram is heading towards Spencer street.

“I was told he had come back from playing and found his house a shambles—his mother, father and brother dead under the rubble…he was looking up at the sky, his face an expression of both confusion and defiance. The defiance made him look like a young Winston Churchill. This photograph was used by IBM to publicize a show in London. The boy grew up to become a truck driver after the war, and walking past the IBM offices, he recognized his picture.” WW 2

Toni Frissell: Boy sitting in the rubble of his home where his parents lie buried after a bomb hit, London, January 1945 Toni was related to Frasers but her line changed their name to escape Cromwell.

Champion's Hotel, north-west corner of Swanston Street and Flinders Lane (demolished in 1972). (also was a State Saving Bank)

VIC - Melbourne - Champion's Queen's Arms Hotel (later State Savings Bank), north-west corner of Swanston Street and Flinders Lane (demolished in

The Majorca Building is a neo-Romanesque, eight-storey tall building in Melbourne, Australia, designed and constructed between 1928-30. Located at 258-260 Flinders Lane, it was designed by Harry Norris, one of the most prolific architects in the city during the 1920s and '30s..

The Majorca Building is a neo-Romanesque, eight-storey tall building in…

Preston Market Melbourne circa 1960s #prestonmarket #preston #melbourne #vintage #oldphoto #history #melbourne #australia

Negative - Preston Market with People Located in a Courtyard Surrounded by Shops, 1970

Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

Flinders Street Station, Melbourne The 1932 interior of Flinders St Station. The station remains largely the same today.

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