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The former State Savings Bank of Victoria headquarters at the south-west corner of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets ~1950s.

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#103

Festooned lighting on Flinders Street Station in 1954 to celebrate the centenary of Victorian Railways and also the 1954 Royal Visit.

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Above, Queen’s Wharf on the south side of Flinders Street in 1880, and below Flinders Street and the Yarra River become one, during a flood in 1863.

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The former Menzies Hotel that once stood at the south-east corner of Bourke and William Streets.

 

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#106

The Menzies Hotel before it was extended.

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#107

The City of Melbourne bank, used to be on the south-east corner of Collins and Elizabeth Streets.

 Built in 1888 and demolished in the late 1930s.

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#108

Foys big Santa and roof-top fun park on the corner of Bourke and Swanston Streets ~ 1960s.

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#109

The decorated intersection of Swanston and Flinders Streets during Queen Elizabeth II visit in 1954.

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#110

Collins Street looking west from Spring Street in 1888.

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#111

William Street in 1961 with overhead support stanchions for trams in the center of the street and the Royal Mint on the left.

From the books: Trams and Streetscapes, and More Trams and Streetscapes, Metropolitan Melbourne 1950s-1960s

Emile D. Badawy and John Sargent

Train Hobby Publications

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#112

The Premier Building, 230-231 Collins Street, built in 1887 and demolished in the 1960s.

Was once the tallest office building in Melbourne at five levels and 27m tall when erected in the year 1887.

One can describe its style as Second Empire.

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#113

Edwardian Postcards of Elizabeth Street ~1900s.

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#114

Excellent work Peter, I'll use a few of these for the front page

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#115

^^ Thanks! smiley

The future site of Melbourne Central, Latrobe Street, August 1961.

From the books: Trams and Streetscapes, and More Trams and Streetscapes, Metropolitan Melbourne 1950s-1960s Emile D. Badawy and John Sargent Train Hobby Publications

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#116

Collins Street, looking east from Russell Street ~early 1870s.

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Opposite the City Baths, Swanston Street in October 1959.

From the books: Trams and Streetscapes, and More Trams and Streetscapes, Metropolitan Melbourne 1950s-1960s Emile D. Badawy and John Sargent Train Hobby Publications

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#118

Bird's eye view of Little Bourke Street, just to the right , looking east past Queen Street.

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#119

Swanston Street ~1900s.

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#120

Edwardian postcard of Swanston Street ~1900s.

 

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#121

Photograph showing the old State Savings Bank of Victoria on Elizabeth Street before it was enlarged and extended north all the way to Bourke Street.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/statelibraryofvictoria_collections/60577878...

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#122

The  Melbourne Mansions on Collins Street, demolished to make way for the CRA building which in turn was demolished to make way for 101 Collins Street.

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#123

Edwardian postcards of Collins Street, looking east near Queen Street intersection.

 

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#124

Postcards of the interior of the former Menzies Hotel that used to stand at the south-east corner of Bourke and William Streets.

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#125

St. Patrick’s Hall, Bourke Street, meeting place of the first Victorian Legislative Council. Demolished a long time ago.

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#126

Eastside of Swanston Street, between Flinders Lane and Collins Street, lost to make way for the City Square.

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