What is now Tait colourful contemporary outdoor furniture was once an engineering provider to the boot and shoe trade, and seemingly a car tyre shop at the same time.

crispin-engineering Fitzroy history: from engineering works to outdoor furniture

Courtesy of SLV / Committee for Urban Action (CUA) collection / Accession no(s): CUAFY101/5 / photographer: unknown / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1970-1974

tait Fitzroy history: from engineering works to outdoor furniture

Fitzroy history: from engineering works to outdoor furniture

2 thoughts on “Fitzroy history: from engineering works to outdoor furniture

  • 15 September 2015 at 5:03 pm
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    I’ve heard it said that this is also one of the oldest buildings still standing in Fitzroy (which would mean it would have to be early 1850s or even late 1840s. If anyone has a source to back up this claim, I’d love to know the truth of it or not.

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