Chart House c1940, architect unknown - pretty radical for 1940, looks so 50s, except for the #steelframedwindows, with opening leaves, 50s would be aluminium frames. I don’t love it, but it’s very interesting. Rather oddly the heritage study by @lovellchen says the front was altered in the 50s, but the side wasn’t, so only the … Continue reading Chart House c1940 and Melbourne House 1923, Little Bourke Street
John Donne & Sons sold charts and maps and globes and published stuff, located here at 356 Little Bourke Street since at least the 1890s, rebuilt in c1940 - think this #shopfront is original, they left here only maybe 10 years ago, seem to be in Bentleigh now. #WilkinsandKent left the sign which is nice.
116 little Bourke. So named cos once was private museum of antiquities. Saw it on a school trip in the 70s. Now seems all locked up. Instagram post 3 May 2013. Update Oct 2018 : built 1915, possibly as church hall, now houses Urban Seed, an outreach and education arm of the Collins Street Baptist … Continue reading Ancient Times House, Little Bourke Street.