First posted instagram January 24, 2020 This curious building in the middle of St Vincent's Hospital on Victoria Parade was built as the Hall of Science in 1889 by the Australian Secular Association, a pretty radical organisation who lectured on 'freethought', which was seen as anti-religious - on Sundays ! They didn’t hang on to … Continue reading The Hall of Science, haunt of 1880s radicals.
50s clunky I won’t miss it !
First posted instagram January 24, 2020 Apparently this is going to be demolished soon, and I’m ok with that. Built as the #StVincentsHospitalMelbourne #NursesHome with casualty on the lower levels, it was built in the early 1950s, and it’s just a huge imposing #creambrick bock, relieved only by inset balcs on one side and stuck … Continue reading 50s clunky I won’t miss it !