My Grandmother took me to the City when I was on holidays as a young child and we'd get a tram then walk through this arcade maybe buy gloves and other shopping but we'd always have a sandwich and milkshake at a nice cafe in Melbourne.
View of the Junction, including the Moonee Ponds Town Hall, Theatre and Circulating Library, Moonee Ponds, Victoria, ca. 1930 [picture].
The New Colonial Bank of Australasia was a three storey building on the corner of Elizabeth and Little Collins Streets, constructed in 1880. After demolition the doorway was placed on the facade of the Chemistry School in the grounds of the University of Melbourne. Following the demolition of the Chemistry School, the doorway was placed at an exit from the University's underground car park
Corner Flinders and Elizabeth Streets featuring The Finks Building (Melbourne's tallest when constructed):Australia 1888-1897 A spectacularly tall office building from the boom of the 1880s was consumed by one of Melbournes biggest fires, (SHOWN) which decimated almost an entire city block. In response to the fire, and the emerging hazard that such tall buildings caused, the Metropolitain Fire Brigade was formed shortly afterfward. Rebuilt a few years later and finally demolished in the…