This 1905 photo shows the impressive Aberdeen hotel on the corner of St George’s Rd and Holden St in North Fitzroy. In 1895 someone broke in and stole whiskey, brandy, schnapps and 2000 cigars! Must have been a posh place. It’s now mostly apartments.
Courtesy the Fitzroy local history collection / ID: 9649 / photographer: unknown / copyright: expired – image is in the public domain / c1905