Fitzroy history – the only official playground

Fitzroy history – the only official playground

This photo shows what I think is Condell Park c1935, but I am not really sure. It does not use the name but the description accompanying it states: “The only official play-ground, situated right opposite the Town Hall, bounded on the North by ramshackle cottages.” The slope of the ground suggests a point of view from the south side of Condell St near the corner of Napier St.…

Fitzroy history – Cubbies adventure playground on Condell St

Fitzroy history – Cubbies adventure playground on Condell St

Courtesy of Fitzroy local history photograph collection / ID: 16131 / photographer: unknown / copyright: library owns image / used under the fair dealings provisions of the Copyright Act 1968

Cubbies adventure playground on Condell St has evidently existed for a long time, as this photo from 1975 shows a place that was definitely not recently created.…