Melbourne has lost many of its great buildings. The destruction has continued and recent losses include the Art Deco gem Lonsdale House in 2010, the Eastern Arcade in 2008, and the Scits Church Hall.
The gallery below documents of the buildings lost in recent years.
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Lonsdale House shortly before demolition in 2010
Scots Church Hall and Carpark – photo by Adam Dimech. Demolished 2012.
Former Eastern Arcade c2002
Eastern Arcade demolition in 2008
22 Coromandel Place. Demolished 2010.
22 Watson place. Demolished for 170 Collins. Was a salvos soup kitchen in the 1930s.
Warehouses on A’Beckett St.
ACDC Lane before and after.
Baltic Imports – demolished in 2014.
Lonsdale St Power Station
Naval and Military Club, Lt Collins St, demolished 2012.
Warehouse on cnr of Russell and Lt Collins Sts (next to Scots Church Hall). Demolished 2012
Stork Hotel, corner of Elizabeth and Therry Sts, opp Queen Victoria Market. Demolished 2013.