Naked for Satan proposes massive new development

Naked for Satan proposes massive new development

Naked for Satan plan to add two storeys to the building behind them, which fronts onto Victoria St. Then they want to join their existing rooftop bar to this development via a skybridge over and a tunnel underneath the laneway. It sounds ambitious to create another huge bar and restaurant for 400 patrons when some existing ones in Fitzroy are struggling.…

Fitzroy history: from feminism to retail

Fitzroy history: from feminism to retail

In a previous post about the Moran and Cato building on the corner of Brunswick and Victoria streets, I compared photos (from the same perspective) from its retail origins, its shabby appearance in the late 1970s and its current revival. The photo below shows the building in the early 1970s at perhaps its least attractive – closed and boarded up after the original grocer business died – but the graffiti is fascinating.…