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Temperance Hotel Melbourne

The building was for many years the Temperance Hotel, later a spaghetti bar. Taken by Tim West on 20/03/2018 in Lonsdale St near Healeys Lane.  Address: 556 Lonsdale St, Melbourne | Map      emelbourne.net.au According to the architectural historian, J.M. Freeland, hotels constitute 'one of the most socially … [Read More...]

Brushing Up On Old Skills

This wonderful article by Carolyn Webb in TheAge tells us that handpainted signs and murals are not a thing of the past. Young entrepreneurs make it big with hand-painted street ads A fledgling … [Read More...]

Currie & Richards Warehouse

The Currie and Richards Warehouse was erected in 1875 as a three storey brick workshop/warehouse for Alfred Shaw and Co., tinware manufacturers. The building features a stucco facade, and is … [Read More...]

Adelaide’s Fading Brick Signs

These days, you’re just as likely to learn about that hot new pair of running shoes or sugar-free soft drink in a sponsored Facebook post or promoted tweet than you are by more conventional methods of … [Read More...]

Maylands Ghost Sign

A fabulous set of signs has been uncovered in Maylands as reported by Emma Wynne on ABC Perth. The historic shop signs have been temporarily uncovered when an adjoining shop was pulled down An … [Read More...]