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A wealth of knowledge

A wealth of knowledge

Although CBD artist Nicholas Jones doesn’t live in the CBD, he probably knows a whole lot more about it than you and I. His family have been in Melbourne since 1840 and, although he was born in London, Mr Jones has lived in Melbourne since he was two. “I’m very much Melbourne bred, just not

High price for being cool

By Rhonda Dredge A tour group has just arrived in the Cathedral Arcade to admire the inspiring glass ceiling.  The group could belong to any of 15 companies guiding visitors through the city’s arcades. Some companies take three groups a day, so that’s a lot of people attracted to this particular cultural site. Above the

Bold Metro Tunnel compensation bid

By Shane Scanlan In an apparent audacious bid to boost compensation, the owners of a Swanston St property earmarked for compulsory acquisition have applied for permission to add seven storeys. The owners of the KFC building at 27-29 Swanston St in October lodged a planning application with the City of Melbourne for 14 apartments above

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