Sunday, September 23, 2007
The front doors all faced onto the central garden area and small yellow doors were for the deliveries of daily fresh milk.Also home deliveries were made by the butcher and baker and greengrocer and probabley there was a place for the daily mail.These were built just after the Great Depression.
These apartment blocks were built 1930s on Queens Road, Albert park, or South Melbourne, apartments - architects were Frederick Romberg and Mary Shaw 1939 - 1942.
Architects were Seabrook and Fildes 1933- 1934. Australias best example of well preserved Modernist architecture -or Art Deco architecture. Horizontal effect is heightened by deeper mortar on the horizonal joins between the bricks. [ more pictures coming]
Eric M. Nicholls Architect. Used Hume Limited pipes in construction with Aztec influenced cement blocks.