With news that Moonee Valley's redevelopment is inching forward, it's time for a dedicated Moonee Ponds thread.
And the westward march of Melbourne's centre continues.
HUN article on Moonee Valley redevelopment: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/superracing/moonee-valley-racecourse-r...
Summary: 10 year project. ~2000 apartments (4000 'residents'). Track reconfiguration (grandstand shifting to align with Wilson St (the northern side), all existing pony facilities where they stand will be redeveloped. After the Cox Plate in 2020, the major reconfig of the track will kick off and the Cox Plate won't return to the track until 2022.
Some further perspective, current (19/10/16) development pipeline in:
South Yarra: ~3600 dwellings.
Box Hill: ~3700 dwellings
Footscray: ~7000 dwellings
Moonee Ponds: ~2500 dwellings. That's current, before you factor in another ~2000 with Moonee Valley's redevelopment.