Preservation - (former) Melford Motors, cnr Elizabeth Street & Queensberry Street, Melbourne
Harry Norris (1936)
Melbourne City Toyota, former Melford Motors
WINTER 2012 - Preservation News
Following the notification that the Melford Motors building was recommended for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register, the owners (Toyota Australia) have opposed the listing and will now present its case at a hearing in November.
AUTUMN 2012 - Preservation News
In the last edition of Spirit of Progress
, we informed members that ADMS made a submission to the Victoria Heritage Register for this classic motor showroom. Designed for the Ford Company in 1936 by Harry Norris. ADMS has just been informed that the building has been recommended for inclusion in the Register. The owners have 60 days to oppose (or comment on) the listing.
SUMMER 2012 - Preservation News
ADMS has engaged Simon Reeve, of Built Heritage Pty Ltd, to prepare a submission to the Victorian Heritage Register for this clasic motor showroom. Designed for the Ford Company in 1936 by Harry Norris, the showroom is located on a prominent corner site, and features large curved glass windows wrapping around the corners of the three-storey building. The buildings associated with the rise of the motor car are incredibly important to cities with interwar heritage.