Fish Market long gone but not forgotten

Fantastic rendering of the long demolished #MelbourneFishMarkets in #FlindersStreet by @coloursofyesterday from 2015. One if the great losses of the 50s-70s. Built 1891-2, designed by R G Gordon in a fabbo Italian Gothic fantasy of towers and turrets. The fish market was actually in a bit built on the riverbank, almost no photos of it, the Flinders St bit was actually meat & poultry. Demolished in 1959 when a new fish market was built in the Docklands. Then it was a carpark for 50 years, until sadly sold off for a ridiculous apartment development of tiny flats overlooking a noisy railway line ! Completed 2009.

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