Original post 26 February 2020 Not ashamed to admit it - I love these guys ! The name just adds to my already high delight level. Built 1909 for Richmond Theobald, tea merchant. #BridgeRoadRichmond. #TheobaldsBuildings. Very similar to a pair in Brunswick St, filed under #TallEdwardianShopfront
😮 o boy, what a shocker ! Restrained red brick or at least red paint better ? What’s with the castellated bit ?? And the Spanish-ish pergola ? #AclandStreetStKilda, corner Jackson, near Fitzroy Street.
#LostMelbourne (well, there's bits left) #ClivedenMansion was built 1887-88, designed by #WilliamWardell for ‘Australia’s only Baronet’ Sir William Clarke, with the usual 20 bedrooms, ballroom, and craftsmen brought out from Italy to do the marble and stuff. In 1909 became luxury flats with an added floor, then dem in 1968 for Melbourne’s first #HiltonHotel, a … Continue reading Cliveden Mansion