new mural on Argyle and Young streets

new mural on Argyle and Young streets

This new mural in production is on an apartment building on the corner of Argyle and Young streets. It’s been constantly attacked by graffiti for years and has looked like an unloved mess for some time. The City of Yarra is spending $15,000 of ratepayers’ money funding the painting of a mural to cover the facade of the building and thus to hopefully deter future graffiti.…

Fitzroy history – from softdrink factory to sculpture foundry

Fitzroy history – from softdrink factory to sculpture foundry

This undated photo shows a view of Spring St facing southeast, with the focus on the former Harrison softdrink factory on the corner of Spring and Argyle streets. Read more about the building’s history via Heritage Victoria (655kb pdf) and a 1900 article from the Fitzroy City Press about the factory’s operations at that time (Friday 19 October 1900).…