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.

24 March 2021

243 Graham St, Port Melbourne

June 2022

The development approaches completion. Removal of the scaffolding revealed a new house but in a heritage style.

The building is made of aerated concrete, and the mouldings have been stuck on to the rendered facade.

6 April 2021

23 March 2021

The house at 243 Graham St has been demolished. After the rain, it smelt damp and old.

Demolition of the house at 243 Graham St, March 2021

11 February 2018

243 Graham St, February 2018

This site will be auctioned on 24 February with an approved permit for a house with
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • a separate rumpus room
  • basement garaging
  • roof terrace
Should this permit be acted on, the fate on the houses on either side will be pretty much pre-determined.

17 July 2017

Planning application 480/2017 is being advertised for the demolition of the dwelling.

2 January 2017

This modest house was sold for $1,101,000 at auction by Cayzer on 10 December 2016.

243 Graham St, January 2017

Historical note

Henry William Birch, Harriet Birch, Aaron Waxman. Bill of sale filed in 1881. Refer PROV
VPRS 8350/ P2 unit 15, item 56956

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