This postcard image c1911 shows the Birmingham hotel on the left corner and the modest scale of Johnston St at the time. The view is from the eastern side of Johnston St facing west towards the intersection of Smith St and Johnston St. A comparison with the view from the same location today shows a much denser urban landscape.

a02595 Fitzroy history - the corner of Johnston and Smith streets

Courtesy of SLV / ID: a02595 / photographer: unknown / copyright: expired – image is in the public domain / c1911

cnrsmithjohnston Fitzroy history - the corner of Johnston and Smith streets

Fitzroy history – the corner of Johnston and Smith streets

One thought on “Fitzroy history – the corner of Johnston and Smith streets

  • 17 November 2009 at 10:18 pm
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    I love how the clouds look very much the same even after almost 100 years.

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