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13-14 Grattan Street, Prahran. Melbourne, Victoria (demolished 2010)

At the time I took this photo of this pair of terraces in Prahran, a big display sign had just gone up for new apartments called “Nero Apartments”.  There were mattresses out the front and the obviously evicted tenants were moving their stuff out of the place.  Presumably this pair of single storey villas were to make way for another apartment box like the ones next door. It was sad to think of the Grattan Reserve being without these uniquely Melbourne polychromatic boom style terraces. 

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  • Lesley Poker: Built in 1874. Originally built by a John Watson ( very wealthy) who built the one next door for his...
  • Anne: Thanks for your comment. We own one of these terraces and would be interested in any info you have.
  • Kate Van Dyck: Love this photo. One off my GG Grandfather’s lived in No 21 and died at that address. So...
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