Tag: 1850s

Job Warehouse to be cleaned up (a lot)

Repost from this day in 2019 (update : #heritagevictoria said painting over everything was ok, surprisingly) After many years, the three empty shops at #JobWarehouse are set to be refurbished for a bar/restaurant, but in the process the building will be scrubbed clean, until it looks completely new. The shopfronts will stay, but all the … Continue reading Job Warehouse to be cleaned up (a lot)

Colonial in Collingwood

First posted Instagram 4 February 2020 Everybody’s favourite, this is Belmont in #JohnstonStreetCollingwood, looking very Colonial. This is because partly it is, the ground level anyway, built in bluestone in 1857 right on the street, with a few steps protruding onto the footpath, apparently because it was outside the area governed by the first building … Continue reading Colonial in Collingwood

Queen Hall at the State Library looks lovely

The refurbished #QueensHall at the #StateLibraryVictoria looks amazing, all that delicate plaster detail highlighted by pale paint, and the fabbo #fishscale #skylights reinstated; hard to believe it’s been 16 years since it closed (why I’m not sure) and what a change from the 1970s green and cream scheme - looks like it might even be … Continue reading Queen Hall at the State Library looks lovely