Original post 18 July 2020 Photos 20 June Great little #ArtDeco #shopfront in #littlecollinsstreet in the Royal Arcade building; don’t know date or designer.
Local Kensington identity James Wales certainly made a statement with this, his home combined with the office for his business, the #KensingtonPropertyExchange, plus attached shophouse, designed by E Owen Hughes. Somehow it’s all survived intact, never painted, never altered, even the shopfront is intact. Very much of the #landboom eta, in fact by the time … Continue reading Making a mark in Kensington
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.