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Council to review CBD heritage

By Nicholas Li  and Shane Scanlan The City of Melbourne is to start a $1 million, two-year review into the heritage status of buildings within the Hoddle Grid. At its Future Melbourne Committee meeting on April 19, councillors accepted there was a need to protect vulnerable buildings from demolition. Currently a number of historic buildings,

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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