Fitzroy history – the Federal Trolley and Truck Co

Fitzroy history – the Federal Trolley and Truck Co

This former commercial building is now a charming home. One of things to note in many of these photos is how barren the streets are compared to now. Does anyone know when local governments started putting trees everywhere?

Courtesy of SLV / Committee for Urban Action (CUA) collection / ID: CUAFY29/5-8 / photographer: unknown / copyright: used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 / c1970

Fitzroy history – from scrap metal merchant to homes

Fitzroy history – from scrap metal merchant to homes

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.

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)