The property at 227 Smith St next to the ANZ bank is currently occupied by this discount women’s fashion shop. Long ago it was the premises of an undertaker.

18066 Fitzroy history - from funerals to frocks

Courtesy of Fitzroy local history photograph collection / ID: 18066 / photographer: unknown / copyright: expired – image is in the public domain / c1860

funeral Fitzroy history - from funerals to frocks

Fitzroy history – from funerals to frocks

3 thoughts on “Fitzroy history – from funerals to frocks

  • 8 February 2009 at 1:36 pm

    How much more stylish was that building in the older shot? Shame…

    • 8 February 2009 at 2:30 pm

      Yes it’s a shame how modern use tends to be more beige and hide the character of the buildings. A bit of appropriate painting would make it look much better!

  • 9 February 2009 at 6:36 pm

    you were right about the Clifton Hill Maccas, but I think this is even sadder….nice work: I haven’t had a look here for a while, which is my loss. Is the ‘I smell blood….and Gore Street Fitzroy’ graffito still there?


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