15 Salisbury Crescent, Fitzroy North

From left, Numbers 13 (part), 15 and 17 (part).Number 15: Survey classified it as “good brick”. Since 1921 the owner was the resident and refused to sell to the Housing Commission. Taken within the block Church Street-Rae Street- Nicholson Street. Targeted by Housing Commission, Victoria for broad scale demolition and construction of high rise apartment blocks. This was opposed by residents, both tenants and owners and factories. This campaign was a turning point in public housing policy and practice in Victoria. (Text from Yarra Libraries)

Image held by Fitzroy Library. Photo Elinor Scrambler 1971
Image from July 2019 Google Images. This house was not taken.

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