17 Salisbury Cres, Fitzroy North

Housing in the image include No.15 (part), 17 and 19 (part). No. 17 Survey classified it as “repairable brink)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. (From Yarra Libraries)

Image held by Fitzroy Library Photo by Elinor Scrambler 1971

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