Evolving Port

Port Melbourne and Fishermans Bend change. Houses are changed or demolished and new forms of housing take their place. Port Houses records some of these changes.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

99 Dunstan Parade, Port Melbourne

From slate to iPad

On Saturday 31 March 2012, 99 Dunstan Parade was sold for $909,000 by Frank Gordon. (source: realestate.com.au) 

This house had been home to Doug McKenzie from 1948 until his passing in 2012. Doug was one of the last of the 'originals', being the first residents of the Fishermens Bend Estate. Doug was a tiler. He was also the President of the Sandridge Trugo Club for many years and an essential member of the Trugo team. Doug recalled starting school with a slate.

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