Sunday, July 19, 2009

Swanston street, Melbourne Town Hall south to Flinders street station and Federation square with busker

Green , energy efficient building

Melbourne Shops , arcades, horse and carriage rides.

Melbourne Town Hall

T & G Building built in 1928, 1938,1959, aka the KPG building-modern mall

Collins street going down the hill towards the town hall

1980s modernism and opulence at 101 Collins Street.

This is a great place to take a view over the Yarra River, the gardens and parks to the Port Phillip Bay where there was a yacht race today.

The Paris End of Collins Street - this area was once called...50 years ago.

Windsor Hotel opposite the Victorian House of paliament on Spring Street, close to Collins Street a the eastern side of the CBD .

Melbourne Architecture in the downtown or Central Business - District CBD. Tasma Terrace - National Trust Victoria

Tasma Terrace - National Trust's Victorian headquarters- a row of Victorian Era, apartments close to the Victorian House of Parliament. I have yet to discover if this was the original architects drawing or not. Tasma Terrace is very dark grey and was in deep shadow this am so i did not photograph it... but a good photo is on the web here :

The Great Petition was for women to get a vote..., sculpture is by Susan Hewitt and Penelope Lee, on a lawn in front of Tasma Terrace which is on Parliament Place. Victoria was the last State to grant women the right to ... in 1908

Monday, July 06, 2009

Ferntree Gully road and Eastlink Freeway intersection, at Scoresby or Wheelers Hill Melbourne

"Red Rings", red painted steel rings, and polished granite seat sculptures at Dandenong Creek and Eastlink trail, southern section walking and cycle trail junctiion.