I like seeing how so many different commercial building have been repurposed for domestic housing in Fitzroy. This former scrap metal merchant on Napier St behind Atherton Gardens is now a series of terraced homes.

703588577 Fitzroy history - from scrap metal merchant to homes

Courtesy of SLV / Committee for Urban Action (CUA) collection / ID: CUAFY38/6 / photographer: unknown / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1970 (according to the records, probably earlier)

metal-salvage-napier-st Fitzroy history - from scrap metal merchant to homes

Fitzroy history – from scrap metal merchant to homes

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  • 30 December 2015 at 6:13 pm
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    Every time I walk past this building I admire the little whimsical additions that have been made to the triangular brick facades. A rare example of the new being a bit more ornate than the original.

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