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Displaying items by tag: St Kilda

Sunday, 11 December 2011 06:35

Herford,(Demolished) 203-211 Alma Road

Hertford/Herford was one of the most important houses to be built along Alma Road. Over time the land gradually increased in size and its gardens were a wonder to behold.  It's first owner was Frederick Christian Lange (1832-1888) purchased Crown Allotment 172A sometime between 1864 and 1870, This file includes photographs taken by .

Published in Alma Road
Sunday, 11 December 2011 06:35

Westphalia (demolished) 182-190 Alma Road

Built on an eight-acre block, and featured a drawing room, bay window and ballroom. The part of the block fronting Alma Road was eventually sold off in the early 1900s and the address of the house became 24 Lansdowne Road (since demolished).

Published in Alma Road
Sunday, 15 April 2012 11:26

Yanakie, (Extant) 161 Alma Road


Compiled by: Helen Halliday

Last updated: 20.08.20


Published in Alma Road
Sunday, 15 April 2012 08:05

Cumloden (Demolished) 195-201 Alma Road

Cumloden Villa was constructed in 1873 or 1874 for John David McHaffie, the Phillip Island squatting pioneer, as his town house.

Published in Alma Road
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Sunday, 11 December 2011 06:17

Hofwyl School (extant) 168-172 Barkly Street

James Bonwick met  Alexander Gillespie on his return voyage to Australia in 1871 and offered him a job at his Hofwyl School, St Kilda.

Published in Barkly Street
Friday, 12 April 2013 00:21

Orwell (Demolished) 19 Robe Street

This house was built for Frederick Michaelis in ca. 1890.

Published in Robe Street
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