Re: The No Place place

It's looks like you have a bit of modern Sydney grafted on to the west end
of the Melbourne CBD there Mal! That'll save you a trip north ;)

Tony P

On Monday, 14 May 2018 21:50:33 UTC+10, Mal Rowe wrote:

> I had occasion to visit Melbourne's docklands area today and felt like I

> was in another city.


> The attached view looks down the western end of Collins St, but it's a

> far cry from the grand wide street that has been the pride of Melbourne

> for so many years.


> This part of Collins St, on the site of the old railway yards beyond

> Spencer St, is a mere laneway meandering between office blocks devoid of

> any inspiring design values.


> It is bounded by small shops whose only customers are bored bank and

> insurance employees from the boring buildings on their boring lunch break.


> The green mound at left might have looked nice on some design pad, but

> it serves no useful purpose for people in the area.


> Mal Rowe - given Vic Urban an F- for design