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236 Canterbury Road

Other Names Nil
Date Built 1914


Builder Unknown
Owners Mrs M. Wright
Description Edwardian Classical Freestyle, with elements used to give it a slender appearance.
History Noted to most likely be the earliest block of self-contained apartments in Melbourne (i.e. no shared bathrooms or other facilities). Later when Mrs M. Wright owned the property, she had a fourth storey added on and the tower relocated accordingly.
Occupants Unknown


Image and Content: Richard Peterson, A Place of Sensuous Resort: Buildings of St Kilda and their People, http://www.skhs.org.au/skhsbuildings/21.htm

Compiled by: Sally Moore
Last updated: 22.09.20