This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond
Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria c. 1858 (Property of State Library Victoria)
Melbourne 1837. TRIVIA: The ORIGINAL Hoddle grid only ran Flinders-Lonsdale
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
By 1858, we can already see the altered state of the Yarra River.
Dust storm Melbourne Feb. 1983.
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.
LILYDALE, Victoria, Australia - Photo from State Library of Main Street.