Posts Tagged ‘st kilda’

4-6 Longmore Street, St Kilda West. Melbourne, Victoria

This pair of narrow cottage sized single storey Italianate terrace houses feature a dainty design of intricate mouldings and a brickwork. The colour schemes of the symmetrical facades are a contrast in tastes, with 4 being restored to sympathetically reveal original tuckpointed brickwork and tile patterns while 6 is completely painted white, the trademark of the middle classes contrasted with black painted iron lace.

More information »

7-9 Victoria Street, St Kilda. Melbourne, Victoria

This pair of double storey terrace houses in St Kilda displays elements of a couple of different styles, suggesting it has been greatly modified over time.  The two hip roofed terrace houses share a common prominent party wall which is plain except for a couple of acanthus scroll corbels and has a rectangular profile stepping back between the roofs.  The design notably has no parapet and two large chimneys on either side provide a singularity and balance to the row.  The terraces themselves appear simple enough and have the classical treatment of the 1870s.  The distinctive feature however is the wooden fretwork of the Edwardian period, complete with matching picket fence.

More information »

35-37 Brighton Road, St Kilda. Melbourne, Victoria

This magnificent boom style pair is obscured from busy Brighton Road by large trees, however it is well worth stopping to look at.  These are particularly wide and grand terrace houses and both are in apparently excellent condition.

More information »

301-303 Beaconsfield Parade, St Kilda West. Melbourne, Victoria (demolished 2012)

This picture shows 301-303 Beaconsfield Parade, a dainty single storey row of three Edwardian terraces. At the time it was pictured is a real estate sign declaring “no heritage overlay”, situated in an area under the relentless pressure of bayside development. Edwardian terrace rows (longer than a semi detached pair) are quite rare in this part of Melbourne and in Melbourne as a whole. The row was partially demolished in 2012 after the sale of 301 severely compromising the architectural integrity of the row.

More information »

Pulteney House and St Frances House: 45-47 Carlisle Street, St Kilda. Melbourne, Victoria

Despite the efforts of multi-storey flats in recent years, the 1880s boom style terraces of Puteney House and St Frances House still dominate the streetscape between the Barkly Street and St Kilda Road junctions of Carlisle Street. The pair of white double storey “Melbourne style” or “Boom style” terraces form a small row with prominent classical parapets.

More information »

Recent Discussion
  • admin: I think what this shows PeteS is 343 with its pre-modified facade (complete with the tiny strip of balustrade...
  • Crystal: More info on Simon Harvey please Regards, Crystal
  • Nicole: Hi there Hoping you may have some further details about these terraces. I am moving into 184 soon and...
Tags