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James A. Munro & Co: a history of the Munro site near the QVM
Jun 15, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
North Melbourne Library advises of an event with author Ian Berg focusing on the history of the Munro site in West Melbourne.
The Munro site adjacent to Queen Victoria Market is set to be the City of Melbourne’s largest new community hub. Due for completion in 2023, the development will include a new community library, residential apartments, retail and open public space.
Join Ian Berg, car enthusiast and author of the award-winning book James A. Munro & Co: the largest garage in Melbourne, shares the story of the ground-breaking business that occupied the site in the early twentieth century. Drawn from his own exclusive access to the Munro archives, Ian’s visually engaging talk will begin with a short walk past the site.
Meet 5.30pm at the Elizabeth Street Pop-up Library for a short walk past the Munro buildings.
6pm to 7pm: presentation, questions and book sales.
510 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Free, bookings essential