This is the ground floor of Cole's Book Arcade in Melbourne as it was in The top flat can be seen in the previous set of pictures. Half of a stereoview by George Rose. The business continued to operate after Cole's death in finally closing in
Fatal Railway Accident ON THIS DAY ……… March 1913 Bert Gouller, aged 13 years, whose leg and arm were cut off through falling under a Coburg train at the Flinders-street station, died on this day in 1913
HISTORY: the Manchester Unity building, on the corner of Collins and Swanston Streets (opened was the first in Victoria to have escalators,.providing access to the basement and the first floor directly from the main arcade entrance at Swanston Street
Block Place - Melbourne, Australia (one of Melbourne's many laneways and where Cafe Sergovia is - good eggs benedict) The Block Arcade is also the home of Haigs' Chocolates - another example of culinary bliss.