by David Thompson
The PMHPS Collection includes a number of plans and some of the older ones - the ones from the Sandridge days - are works of art.
Take, for example, Cat No. 88 - Elevation of Proposed Fence to Station Place Reserve.
Elevation of Proposed Fence to Station Place Reserve. PMHPS Collection, Cat No. 88.
The first thing you…
A tale of two buildings
The two buildings discussed below had/have no heritage significance but they they have been part of the Port streetscape for many years. They are about to make way for new development.
143 Station Street (through to Princes St)
The property was sold by Frank Gordon for $1,140,000 on Saturday 22 September 2012.
A planning application to demolish…
It all began with a mistake. Dr Robyn Clinch, member and guest speaker at the July meeting, was surprised to learn that her interesting house in Port was not mapped as significant whereas her neighbour’s 1980s house was. She later discovered that it was an error in the original mapping software, since corrected.
26 McCormack Street
This puzzling circumstance as well as…
Shirley Videion recalls the shops in Graham Street before the construction of the Graham Street overpass:
Graham Street was blessed with milk bars. The two most preferred by our group when walking on a Sunday were McCarthy's next to the double storey house on the corner of Graham Street and Evans Street or McKenzie's on the other side of the Graham Station…