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.

23 April 2016

17 Nott St, Port Melbourne

December 2017

At the meeting of 12 December, the Council will decide on the application for a four storey building on this site.

January 2017
Demolition is underway of the former home of Kevin Palmer.

The works proposed are
  • demolition of the existing dwelling (permit not required
  • construction of a four storey building comprising car parking, office space and residential dwelling (application 904/2016 lodged 10 10 2016, approval given 17 01 2017)

April 2016
The former home of Kevin Palmer sold on 9 April 2016 for $1.38 million. The property was sold by Frank Callaghan of Frank Gordon. 
Kevin Palmer was a legend of Port Melbourne who lived all his life in this house. 
This is the last remaining house in the section of Nott Street between Beach and Rouse Streets.
His story came to be seen as a symbol of the great change in Port Melbourne - One house said it all.

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