CIty Museum

re: Built Environment: Imitating Melbourne Architecture

Tuesday March 10, 2009

From Renaissance cathedrals to Rubik’s cubes, Melbourne’s buildings have been inspired by an array of influences.

A plan of house allotments in Carlton printed in 1869

Her Majesty’s Collingwood Stockade

Tuesday February 27, 2007

The word ‘stockade’ has been associated, particularly in recent years, with the Eureka Stockade conflict at Ballarat, which has overshadowed the word’s other use in gold rush era Victoria, as the term for a low security prison.