St Kilda Art Deco Walk – POSTPONED

ADMSA

We regret to announce that the St Kilda Walk scheduled for 22 March will NOT proceed. For those that have already paid, a refund is available by contacting Robyn at [email protected]  or you can receive a credit for a future event. Stay Safe. Best Robin Robin Grow President, Art Deco & Modernism Society of Australia, Inc

Astor Theatre, Chapel St, St Kilda (Winter 2012)

In the last issue we reported on possible problems with the future of the iconic 1936 Astor Theatre in St Kilda. Numerous rumours were circulating about it possibly being sold by St Michael’s Grammar School, perhaps to a ‘white knight’. This turned out to be correct. In August 2012, St Kilda businessman Ralph Taranto bought the Astor for an undisclosed …

Astor Theatre, Chapel St, St Kilda (Autumn 2012)

A major preservation battle has broken out over the future of the iconic Astor Theatre in St Kilda. Constructed in 1936, the theatre (with its neon spangled facade) is famous for its double-bill cult and arthouse classics and is Melbourne’s last operational single screen cinema. It is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register and is not threatened with demolition. The …