it has undergone a wonderful makeover by its owners, the royal melbourne institute of technology. my photo of the exterior and then city of melbourne, i think.
it doesn't have to look garish. it can look restrained.
in the late 1970s i had a date with a lass from ferntree gully. we saw the movie lipstick starring margaux hemingway at the capitol, i think daughter of ernest. afterwards she asked if we could drive to a pretty place in the dandenongs ranges to see the city lightsthat is. after asking her about her protection, we did the biz in the car. it was ok. one of my three sexual experiences with women perhaps. so long ago.
partly written before my hand became unusable. sorry for not replying to comments and for not commenting on your writings.