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Old February 5th, 2020, 10:59 PM   #121
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Aerial postcard of Melbourne ~ 1900s.

Taken from the East Melbourne firestation tower.

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Old February 6th, 2020, 10:10 PM   #122
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The former Eastern Market at the south-west corner of Bourke and Exhibition Streets ~ 1910s.

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Glory days, when industry here was booming or about to boom and we didn't send it offshore. Now look at Australia.
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A few views of the Old Fish Market on Flinders Street:



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Swanston Street, from Princes Bridge. Late 1940s - early 1950s?

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Old February 7th, 2020, 11:44 PM   #126
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Interior of the former Eastern Market as it was being demolished in 1960.
This was so much better than the Queen Victoria Market sheds, pity we lost it.

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Old February 8th, 2020, 07:27 AM   #127
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It's so depressing, Melbourne has lost so much. The quality of what has replaced the lost buildings hasn't measured up.
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Bourke Street ~ 1920s.

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The globe with the spike is so cool!
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Old February 9th, 2020, 10:36 PM   #130
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That's the Tivoli Theatre.

Bourke Street ~ 1900s.

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Elizabeth Street looking north from Bourke Street ~ 1930s.

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Elizabeth Street looking south ~ 1930s.

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Aerial facing south ~ late 1930s.

T & G Building getting its extension in the foreground at the southwest corner of Collins and Russell Streets.

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1938 aerial facing south with the Queen Victoria Market in the foreground.

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Aerial facing south ~late 1950s.

Franklin Street in the foreground.

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That ad for Coles & Garrard reminds me of The Great Gatsby eyes:

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Bourke Street in 1880.
Photograph taken from Swanston Street looking west at the south side.

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Bourke Street in 1870.

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Opening of Coles Store (previously Mantons Department Store), Bourke Street Melbourne. (Undated)

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The Australian Building in Elizabeth Street, 1889.

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