Before the construction of the Atherton Gardens public housing estate, the south west corner of Napier and Condell streets looked like this. It’s now the location of a child care centre.

8095 Fitzroy history - from timber mill to child care

Courtesy the Fitzroy local history collection / ID: 8095 / photographer: unknown / copyright: expired – image is in the public domain / date: c1948

348107 Fitzroy history - from timber mill to child care

Courtesy of SLV / ID: H36133/44 / photographer: K. J. Halla / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1963

condellnapier2 Fitzroy history - from timber mill to child care

348068 Fitzroy history - from timber mill to child care

Courtesy of SLV / ID: H36133/36 / photographer: K. J. Halla / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1963

condellnapier1 Fitzroy history - from timber mill to child care

Fitzroy history – from timber mill to child care

One thought on “Fitzroy history – from timber mill to child care

  • 29 May 2016 at 5:36 pm
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    The timber merchants were my family’s business. They moved to Collingwood and continued trading in Hoddle street as DJW Stone when their land at Fitzroy was compulsorily acquired for public housing. Thanks for the photos which I have never seen before, very interesting.

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