Precious facades to be protected by Council

The biggest expansion of heritage protection for buildings in Melbourne’s Hoddle Grid in almost three decades has been approved by the City of Melbourne.

C186 facades
The council’s planning committee this week unanimously approved a recommendation to extend heritage protection to 98 buildings in the CBD, including the Lindrum Hotel on Flinders Street, the Argus building on La Trobe Street and the ACA building on Queen Street. Melbourne Heritage Action welcomes this development.

Read more on The Age website, including Melbourne Heritage Action’s response: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/precious-facades-recognised-in-sweeping-heritage-order-20110609-1fv0s.html

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