An RBA project nearing completion is a heritage study review of areas within the City of Melbourne, including North and West Melbourne and South Carlton.

The heritage status of over 350 sites has been reviewed, including precincts. Most of the sites had been graded but not all were protected by a heritage overlay. The review was necessary as this part of Melbourne is currently undergoing considerable change which is likely to accelerate change in the future.

The area had not been subject to a comprehensive heritage review since the mid-1980s and since that time some buildings have been dramatically altered while others have been demolished. Also there had been minimal representation of the interwar phase of development in the range of places protected.

Lort Smith Animal Hospital, 24 Villiers Street
Former Store, 104 A’Beckett Street

06 February 2013

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