This c1967 photo shows homeless men outside a real estate office on Gertrude St near the corner of Smith St. The building was recently the Karavan cafe, which is soon to become a Japanese cafe. Note the tiles.

karavan-history Fitzroy history - from real estate to cafe

Courtesy of SLV / ID: H2010.105/26f / photographer: Alan K. Jordan / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1969

karavan-now Fitzroy history - from real estate to cafe

Fitzroy history – from real estate to cafe

2 thoughts on “Fitzroy history – from real estate to cafe

  • 13 January 2016 at 10:03 am
    Permalink

    How do you know they were homeless?

    Reply
    • 13 January 2016 at 11:49 am
      Permalink

      That’s what the notes associated with the photos say.

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *