I’ve done a similar post about this view before but this image is much better. It shows what is now Blue Chillies Malaysian restaurant and Newtown Specialty Coffee cafe.

703174921 Fitzroy history - Brunswick St

Courtesy of SLV / ID: H2009.154/19 / photographer: Phillip Rogers / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1950s

blue-chillies-newtown Fitzroy history - Brunswick St

Fitzroy history – Brunswick St

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  • 3 December 2015 at 11:38 am

    Yes I just found that pic recently, isnt it a shame that someone thought it would be a great idea to just shave off all the victoriana !
    And especially so in this case since its so wonderfully ornate, probably by Norman Hitchcock, who liked to use lots of vermiculation. (the texturing of the surfaces in the top part)


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