Garden Ave, East Melbourne (Winter 2006)

The 3-storey former boarding house, Islanders Place (located on the corner of Wellington Parade and Garden Avenue), is now being converted to serviced apartments. At a recent hearing at the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), the developer lodged a new set of plans for the buildings, a permit was issued for the development. ADS looks forward to the restoration …

Freemasons Hospital, Clarendon Street, East Melbourne (Summer 2001)

A recent press report stated that hospital services at the Freemasons Hospital, East Melbourne are to be relocated and the site is to be redeveloped as multi-storey apartments (16 storeys). It appears that the proposal includes the retention of the existing hospital building. However, there is much concern amongst local residents about the height of the proposed development. ADS will …