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.

Friday, June 29, 2018

112 Munro St, South Melbourne

June 2018

Feverish activity at this site has been hard to make sense of - not apartments. What could it be?

Now it becomes clear. It will be a new venue Half Acre - South Melbourne's first garden bar and eatery - set  to open in August 2018.

27 June 2016


The site was sold in June 2016 for $8,100,000 by private treaty.

December 1995

Sold for $805,000

April 1983

The site was sold for $160,000 (source: Domain.com.au)

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Princes St, Port Melbourne

3 June 2018

Different expectations - 2018 v 2000. Two storeys was pushing the envelope in 2000, now three storeys is the default.

A street with no heritage overlay.



248 Graham St, Port Melbourne

3 June 2018

Three dwellings replace a single house on this long block.

Not sure by about the reference to the former dwelling.


from Nott St

2016

Planning application 1141/2016 was lodged with the City of Port Phillip on 6 December 2016 for 3 double storey townhouses.

The house was demolished in 2017.


2015

248 Graham St was sold on 15 October 2015 for $1,110,000.

Background

This was the family home of Joyce and Angus Richards and their three children. The house was given to the couple by their father-in-law when they married.

163 Liardet St, Port Melbourne

June 2019


3 June 2018

The house is being deconstructed to make way for a three storey dwelling with a rear garage (CoPP planning application 807/2015)


13 March 2015

The former family home of Mac Hatfield, gentle woman, participant at the nearby Port Melbourne Neighbourhood House. 

She told me that she and her husband built this house in place of the older house on the site to meet the needs of their growing family.

17 November 2014
6 December 2014

The house was sold by Frank Gordon for $1,180,000