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This row of three Queen Anne style Edwardian terraces now has the same street address and have been divided into several units.
It consists of two symmetrical terraces built right up to the street and a third set back concertina style with a variation in decoration.
Granite Terrace (pictured here in 1958 a hundred years after its construction in 1858) is one of those buildings for which I wish I had a time machine to plead with developers not to demolish. Armed with the knowledge of what was there before it is a painful experience to see what is there today. Granite Terrace, a three storey Regency style terrace flanked another famous Melbourne terrace completed the same year – Royal Terrace.