Tag: church

Horrible heritage outcome, Holy Trinity, Port Melbourne

Original post 16 July 2020 Seen in #BayStreetPortMelbourne- this has to be one of the WORST ‘heritage’ outcomes in melbs - I couldn’t believe it when I saw I first saw it many years ago. The 1913 church is not only completely hemmed in, only the external walls are left, and possibly not the east … Continue reading Horrible heritage outcome, Holy Trinity, Port Melbourne

The Australian Church, Flinders Street, 1887-1920s

Original post 8 July 2020 I had not found a photo of this till @heraldsunphoto_retro popped up with a photo showing the ‘Australian Church’ on #FlindersStreet near Spring - it was built in 1887, but was gone by the mid 20s, a church and building that came and went rather quickly. It was established in … Continue reading The Australian Church, Flinders Street, 1887-1920s

Fmr Methodist Church, Frankston, 1970

Original post 2 July 2020 The Frankston Methodist Church in 1970 is another exercise in minimalism by #BatesSmartMcCutcheon, but with rough faced concrete blocks, rather boldly monumental- but maybe in real life it’s not so impressive? It’s on High Street, a few doors up from the Uniting Church, and used by the Brotherhood for youth … Continue reading Fmr Methodist Church, Frankston, 1970

St Columbas, Elwood, 1929, AA Fritsch

One of the many many #redbrick #Romanesque/#Byzantine/#Gothic #CatholicChurches designed by the wonderfully named #AugustusFritsch, aka #AAFritsch. If you see a church like that anywhere in Victoria it’s probably his, or maybe #FritschandFritsch, in partnership with his son. His first churches were in this style, nicely eclectic Edwardian in the 1900s, which he barely changed for … Continue reading St Columbas, Elwood, 1929, AA Fritsch