This ground floor at the front is for lease as a cafe/restaurant. The modern bit at the side is supposed to be an outdoor are for the restaurant, but it is totally enclosed.
I could have done better with my photo of the front door. Nice stained glass, probably original.
One of the probably one bedroom flats with an enclosed balcony, but with opening louvre windows.
The entrance to the apartments.
Behind the building, the view from Arnold Street. Sorry about the giant tower in the background. I wonder who lives there?
I wandered along Arnold Street. Had I some gas, I could have barbequed a chop.
I really don't know anything about the back of this building. Perhaps it was associated with what I mention later in this post.
Within it is a gallery window with regularly changing display.
I don't think my current camera has grid lines settings. I really need them.
While the front of the St Thomas Aquinas church is Spanish Mission style, the side and the rear is not. I believe the terrace houses are kind of grace and favour accommodation or alms housing if you like.
It was hard to get a photo of these two attractive terrace houses without getting a passing Melbourne Grammar boy in the shot. Ah that tall building is really dominating the views.
A mostly new Melbourne Grammar building.
A gas lamp with its four mantles.
There always be in England...right here in Victoria at Melbourne Grammar.
Around the corner into Bromby Street is a lovely terrace of two storey houses.
Art Deco or Moderne? I love it. There's that bloody big building in the background again.
Back across St Kilda Road is a wide view of the Royce Hotel. It was once the Melbourne showroom for Rolls Royce cars and I remember petrol bowsers being in front of it on the street. Then it was taken over by the army, the purpose for which I have forgotten, and it then became a hotel with modern extensions at the rear and the side.
It is quite some building. Our friend Pants once stayed there and we met her in the bar for a very civilised drink one afternoon.
Some of the buildings I photographed you will have seen before, and that includes this very cute weather vane atop The Royce.