The old Collingwood Post Office. Looks like it should have a clock in the tower. It is now apartments. The balconies are divided in two with some cheap modern fencing material.
Post Offices are a bit less grand now. Well, rather a lot less grand.
The result of protests to save this building ended with a real abortion. It is shocker. Behind the façade is car parking over the top of a supermarket! The steel props holding it all up are quite visible.
A busy a colourful shop window, geared up some forthcoming horse race I believe.
In spite of what this rather nice leadlight window says, it is not the Albion Hotel, but the Punters Palace.
Urban renewal is apace in Collingwood and Fitzroy. How many flats could he crammed into where this house sits.
Ivy is a nice girl, but you have to keep her under control. Once she gets away from you....... In this case I think it is Virginian creeper, or mock grapevine if you like.