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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

Falconer Terrace, Fitzroy 1866.

#FalconerTerrace, Napier Street,#Fitzroy, 1866, one of the most impressive terraces in Melbs, not because it’s huge or elaborate but because it’s relative simple, but unusual, with a plain upper storey, and a ground level that’s an even arcade with no demarcation between the houses (it’s two arches per house), on solid #bluestone piers. Nice. (But … Continue reading Falconer Terrace, Fitzroy 1866.