80s unlovely in Bourke Hill

Does anyone like this thing, in #BourkeHill ? I guess I dislike with extra sauce because I vaguely always knew it shouldn’t have happened. Built 1983, it unfortunately snuck in just before the precinct was #heritagelisted, replacing a bunch of Victorian shop/terraces, the biggest ones actually part of the #WilliamAngliss meat supply empire that started off in this area – theres one blurry @nationaltrustvic photo of them, and an excellent one from 1959 from @museumsvictoria. Architecturally, it’s has Brutalist forms but late modern 80s slick finishes, but not a good example of either. Other images from the internet.

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