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Displaying items by tag: The Esplanade

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 05:33

Wickliffe (demolished) 10 The Esplanade

This elaborate wedding cake of a house was built on one of the prime pieces of land in St kilda overlooking the bay. It was demolished in.the 1970's and the land is now occupied by Arrandale, one of the last high rises to be built along the foreshore. Wickliffe was built for John Dickson Wyelaskie who was a higly successful parstoralist in the Western District. To learn more about the house and it's fate over time; continue reading here.

Published in Esplanade
Friday, 22 August 2014 05:38

Seaforth (Demolished) 1 Esplanade

This site was formed from a subdivision of Crown Allotment 1 in ca. 1843-1846.

Published in Esplanade
Monday, 20 January 2014 02:35

Slideshow key Peter Johnson

Unless otherwise stated the images used in our slideshow can be found and downloaded from the Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria.




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St Kilda Courthouse & Town Hall ca. 1861-1865
Looking north across Barkly Street towards the corner of Grey Street showing the bluestone watch house and lock-up in the distance on RHS. Photographer unknown.


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St Kilda Town Hall, Brighton Road ca. 1910-1921


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St Kilda Road ca 1910-1920 
View looking north from the Junction.


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St Kilda Road 
At High Street intersection


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Barkly Street ca. 1906-1915
View from the Village Belle Hotel roof looking south showing the VR electric tram at the intersection of Barkly and Mitford Streets. Photographer unknown.


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Esplanade ca. 1865-1872
View of Granny's shop looking south towards Point Ormond in the distance

Cooper v2, p158
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Granny's Shop, Esplanade ca. 1868-1872
View of Granny's shop

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Alfred Square & Esplanade ca. ?

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 St Moritz, Esplanade ca. ?

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 Catani Clock Tower steps, Esplanade ca. 1950-1960

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Shelter Pavilion & Tearooms ca. 1908-1914
View looking south across the Catani Arch gardens towards Mrs Mary Gillespie's tea rooms [the Stoke House in more recent times] 

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Shelter Pavilion & Tearooms ca. 1948-1954
View looking north across the Catani Arch gardens towards the Catani Clock Tower


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Gardens, Jacka Boulevard ca. 1948-1954
View looking north across Catani Arch lawn towards Catani Clock Tower

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South Beach ca. 1938-1950
View from Brooks Jetty

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Weniger's Carousel, Lower Esplanade ca. 1913-1919

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Little Luna Park, Lower Esplanade ca. 1908-1920

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St Kilda Beach ca. 1948-1950 
View towards Little Luna Park, Palais Theatre & Luna Park

thumb h32492-4932-nar   Palais de Danse, Lower Esplanade ca. 1920-1925 H32492/4932
 thumb h32492 6372-nar   Jacka Boulevard ca. 1934-1954
View looking south to Little Luna Park
thumb h96.160 2004-nar    St Kilda Pier ca. ? H96.160/2004 
thumb h32492-4663-nar   St Kilda Baths ca. 1905-1925 H32492/4663
thumb h32492-4283-nar   St Kilda Baths ca. 1930-1954 H32492/4283
thumb h91.50-842-nar   St Kilda Baths ca. 1930-1954 H91.50/842
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thumb h32492-7570-nar   Fitzroy Street ca. 1926-1940 H32492/7570
thumb h32492 4638-nar   Fitzroy Street ca. 1910-1925 H32492/4638
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thumb h324924710-nar   Elwood Village, Ormond Road ca. 1906-1920 H324924710


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