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Living in the CBD and liveability

Living in the CBD and liveability

By Bill Allan and Mike Faris (WHPAG) February’s issue of ‘CBD News’ highlighted both that residents love CBD living and that they increasingly want to sustain the conditions that attracted us here in the first place. The new advocacy group We Live Here, centred in the Docklands, is a welcome addition to existing active city

Heritage Victoria condemns Princess Mary Club

Residents opposed to the construction of a 33-storey commercial tower in Lonsdale St are shattered that Heritage Victoria last month issued a permit to demolish the Princess Mary Club. Wesley Historic Precinct Action Group (WHPAG) spokesperson Maureen Capp said she experienced “terrible sadness” when she learned that the fight to save the Lonsdale St building

Princess Mary Club is still standing

CBD residents opposed to the demolition of the Princess Mary Club in Lonsdale St remain confident of success. Developer Leighton Properties wants to demolish the building to make way for a 33-storey commercial tower on the site. The Wesley Historic Precinct Action Group (WHPAG) reports that Heritage Victoria is organising a peer review of a

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