An Open Letter.

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Dear Melbourne City,


By allowing the demolition of Lonsdale House and Caledonian Lane to go ahead you have shown total disregard for Melbourne’s greatest asset – Culture, Heritage and History.


I implore you – listen to your people who cry out at this destruction. Listen to the anger and protest which so far fallen has upon deaf ears. Cease the selling off of our beautiful lane ways and the unforgivable eradication of Melbourne’s icons. Ensure that similar offenses will not happen again.




Virginia Streit
A citizen & admirer of the beautiful city of Melbourne






Lionel and Tony says:

January 17, 2010 at 2:16 pm

thanx for documenting the demonstration on Friday 15th January 2010, may we use your great fotos for our review of SAVE LONSDALE HOUSE on our international (300.000 viewers 120+ countries ) website please. Notify us of your name to accredit fotos please in review cheers n thnx L&T The Opera Boys. commo


Gin says:

January 17, 2010 at 2:25 pm

No problems. I’ll be happy if I can help spread awareness. Please go ahead and use my photos for your review of Save Lonsdale House. Please credit photos as taken by Virginia Streit (me).


John Dodd says:

February 4, 2010 at 10:22 am

I just needed to say thanks a lot for putting this on your blog. I happened upon your site on bing and must say i’m enjoying it.


Edgar Fennema says:

February 4, 2010 at 6:14 pm

thank you very much for the trouble you put into sharing it with me. great blog


Pure Gin » The new neighbour. says:

September 18, 2011 at 2:03 pm

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