This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond

Birds eye map view of Melbourne circa 1900 including Bourke Street with Eastern Markets (which no longer exist).

Birds eye map view of Melbourne circa 1900 including Bourke Street with Eastern Markets (which no longer exist).

City Square, Melbourne (1980). Note the two significant items - the TV screen on the wall and the 'Yellow Peril' in the foreground

City Square, Melbourne (1980). Note the two significant items - the TV screen on the wall and the 'Yellow Peril' in the foreground

On this day in 1837 ( March 3 ) a new township was surveyed and named as Melbourne, in honour of the British Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne. We are rather proud how it turned out.

City of Melbourne on

On this day in 1837 ( March 3 ) a new township was surveyed and named as Melbourne, in honour of the British Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne. We are rather proud how it turned out.

Melbourne 1956 Photographer: Raymond Morris The year of the Melbourne Olympics and the year when my family and I arrived in Australia.

Melbourne 1956 Photographer: Raymond Morris The year of the Melbourne Olympics and the year when my family and I arrived in Australia.

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