Sandridge Motors, near the Graham Street overpass, is for sale by Exrpession of Interest. According to the board, the land is zoned General Residential with a maximum height limit of 18 metres (6 storeys).
The Clare Castle Hotel on the other side of the overpass is also for sale. It too is on land zoned General Residential "offering excellent future development…
Trash & Treasure Market sign (c 2007) - Photo by David Thompson
I snapped this sign in 2007 on the fence at the former St Josephs Primary School site in 2007 near where Swallow Street diverges from Graham Street near the overpass but for me it has always raised one question. When, exactly, was the Trash & Treasure Market held?
Time for a bit of detective…
Approach to the Graham St overpass, Port Melbourne
A glimpse of the Graham St overpass in the current TAC (Transport Accident Commission) road safety campaign triggers a post about Port Melbourne as a location in films.
Port Melbourne was the scene of the early 1905 Limelight documentary film showing Swallow and Ariell and employees leaving the building from a very recognisable Rouse St.
The late 1980s was a…
This is the briefest beginning of stories associated with the Graham St overpass.
Before the West Gate Bridge was built, access to the other side of the river at Newport was via a ferry at the end of Williamstown Road. The Graham Street overpass was built in the late 1970s in anticipation of the growing number of cars that would pass…