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.

21 June 2022

385 Princes St, Port Melbourne

June 2022

Front facade retained, demolition of the rear.

Demolition of the rear, 385 Princes St, June 2022

March 2022

Progressio has put its mark on 385 Princes St, Port Melbourne.

385 Princes St, March 2022

March 2021

385 Princes St was sold by Biggin & Scott for $1,180,000 in March 2021.

385 Princes St, February 2021

14 June 2022

6 Turville Place, Port Melbourne

 June 2022

Planning notice for the construction of two three-storey dwellings on one lot with roof terraces. (ref PDPL/00096/2022)

Planning application is advertised, 6 Turville Place, June 2022

Sales history

The property was sold for $471k by private treaty in July 2001.

In 1983, it sold by private treaty for $82.5k (source: Domain)

08 June 2022

146 Dow St, Port Melbourne

27 February 2021

The new dwelling is complete. 

146 Dow St, Port Melbourne February 2021

146 Dow St, from the lane - February 2021

Designed by Dana Meadows Architect for Peter Wright Architects
Built by SECON Constructions
Grampians Blue Krause bricks

19 February 2020

The front portion of the house was demolished by hand today.

146 Dow St, 19 February 2020

18 February 2020

Demolition of the rear of the house is underway. It looks as thought the front is being retained though it is in very poor condition, has been much altered and retains some quaint features.

However, the planning permit says "Demolition of the dwelling and partial demolition of the garage, alterations and additions including the construction of a two storey dwelling and alterations to the existing garage at the rear of the site. (Permit 308/2018/A)

February 2020
October 2016

The house sold for $2,385,000 on 15 October.

'The generosity of land together with the lifestyle location create an unrivalled opportunity', according to the agents.

The house last sold for $38k by private treaty in 1976. (source Domain)