Beyond the Shopfront: The Secrets of 71 Miller Street Revealed

Nestled along the once bustling thoroughfare of Miller Street in West Melbourne lies a hidden gem of historical intrigue—71 Miller Street. This unassuming address holds within its walls a rich tapestry of tales that have woven through time, from its humble beginnings to the present day. Join us as we delve into the captivating chronicle of this remarkable place. In …

Talk – Ornamental Cast Iron Lace – by Robin Vowels

Stephen Hatcher

Hotham History Project invites you to a talk on Ornamental Cast Iron Lace – by Robin Vowels. In the 1860s and 70s one of Hotham’s mayors, William Hutchison, operated a foundry in Little Bourke Street where he made some of the ornamental iron lace that still graces houses around North and West Melbourne today. Although he was well known at …