Melbourne City Today

Melbourne City Centre includes the two oldest areas of Melbourne; the Hoddle Grid and Queen Victoria Market, and of the redeveloped areas of Docklands, Southbank and South Wharf. The Hoddle Grid is the original city centre laid out in 1837 by Robert Hoddle. All blocks are exactly 10 chains square. It covers the area from Flinders Street to Queen Victoria Market, and from Spencer Street to Spring Street. However, the City has now expanded to south of the Yarra river, Port Philip and the East