Monthly Archives: March 2011

Building castles in the sky – Dimmeys off to VCAT, what’s next?

You can’t help seeing the parallels between the two proposals – totally unsympathetic to, and working against, the local neighbourhood character. There are other similarities – the deadline for objection to Johnston Street Tower has passed and we’re expecting to … Continue reading

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Proposed bus lanes on Hoddle Street

The Hoddle Street Stakeholders Study has been abandoned. Instead the government is considering lanes for exclusive use of buses (sounds great but it may involve axing trees rather than squeezing traffic into the other remaining lanes. Read on. Consultation on … Continue reading

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Johnston Street Tower(ing Inferno) – 17 storeys coming to a street near you!

You might have missed the information evening held 24 February, but don’t let that stop you having a say about this dreadful proposal. Just on height grounds it’s appallingly out of character with the low rise fine grain built form … Continue reading

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