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15 December 2009

Le Style Moderne


This building is the corner of Murray Street and Grant Street.
Space-age.
This next building in Corangamite Street just 2 doors from Murray Street, has been ruined over time, but the glass-brick tower survives -If you like art-deco style buildings, do visit Art Deco & Moderne, Melbourne, and Walking Melbourne for great pictures and discussions.

4 comments:

  1. also do visit David Thompson's blog of Melbourne deco, and see the wonderful Alkira House in Queen Street. It houses The Art-Deco Cafe too.

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  2. Thanks for the plug Ann and the comment you left over at my Art Deco Buildings Blog where visitors will see more than just Melbourne Deco.

    I love your Victorian Regional postings. There really is some fabulous stuff out there.
    David

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  3. Mahons looks like one of those rockets with a spring loaded point that we used to put caps in and hurl at passers by when we were kids, on its return journey to earth.

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  4. Yes Brian - That era was the peak of Buck Rogers space travel - his space suit (in the film serials I saw on Saturday afternoons) had two switches on the chest - ON/OFF and UP/DOWN.

    I should go into that Colac shop and see if I feel 'stuck like a disabled Treen'.

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