A$29.50 – A$39.50

South Yarra walking tour

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The Lawson Grove Shop (meet out front)

1 Lawson Grove

South Yarra

Melbourne, VIC 3141

Australia

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It might be known mostly for its shopping, but South Yarra has also been an incubator for housing typologies since its earliest subdivision in 1840. This architour wanders up and down the hilly side of the suburb, where between the wars one architect designed and built an entire precinct on the steep north-facing bank of the Yarra, privileging the pedestrian and community. In contrast, the huge amount of high-rise development in the Forrest Hill precinct, named after Lieutenant Charles Forrest who bought one of the original lots in 1840, has foregone human scale for maximum yield. Somewhere in between, Victorian terrace houses, 60s walk-up flats, detached family homes and maisonettes complete the picture.




PLANNING YOUR TOUR

  • Tour duration: 2 hours

  • Look for us with the Melbourne Architours bags

  • Please arrive 10 minutes early to ensure a prompt departure

  • Wear walking shoes and bring water, sunglasses and/or an umbrella!

We will finish within the neighbourhood and time permitting, invite you to continue the conversation over a coffee/drink.

Any questions and feedback can be sent to melb@architours.com.au. If you need to contact a guide on the day please call Shelley on 0409 558 153.

We look forward to having you on the tour!

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Date and Time

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The Lawson Grove Shop (meet out front)

1 Lawson Grove

South Yarra

Melbourne, VIC 3141

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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