Tag: courthouse

Port Melbourne Post Office (1862), Drill Hall (1911), and Court House (1860)

Original post 10 July 2020 Photos 7 July The old #PortMelbournePostOffice was built in 1862, and apparently designed by the famous #JJClark ! It has an almost twin in Kilmore, but in bluestone, and less altered - but I do like the pale brickwork here, pretty rare for this early date (perhaps imitating London brick?) … Continue reading Port Melbourne Post Office (1862), Drill Hall (1911), and Court House (1860)

A J MacDonald PWD star !

Look what I found wandering home up a side street from #christmaslunch - the fabbo #FlemingtonCourtHouse, built 1891. Lombardic Romanesque ? Italian Byzantine ? All of the above ! Designed by #AJMacDonald, at a time in the later 1880s when the #PublicWorksDepartment were let loose to be inventive after decades of classical restraint. The #copshop … Continue reading A J MacDonald PWD star !