Think you know Melbourne? Head out on this city-wide search for hidden artworks, historical treasures and secret corners and see your hometown in a whole new light.
Melbourne is packed with ‘ghost signs’ – handpainted signs on brick walls advertising shops that no longer exist. Elizabeth St.
The historic Royal Arcade is well-known for its grand clock, installed in 1892. But if you head towards the northern entrance and look up, you’ll find someone else: Chronos, the Greek mythological character. 335 Bourke St.
See the golden circle this woman is holding? Look carefully, and you’ll see that it encloses the Singer sewing machine logo. This mural on the Crabtree and Evelyn ceiling is from the original Singer store, which opened in 1902. 282 Collins St.
She is one of the latest (and largest) commissions from Melbourne-based street art agency Juddy Roller. View from the corner of Lonsdale/King sts.
Head up a narrow staircase off Flinders Lane and you’ll find a series of restored mailboxes, each filled with a pint-sized piece of art. 141-143 Flinders Lane.
Are those white tree branches growing out of that building on Drewery Lane? 9-3 Drewery Lane.
These mini concrete houses were given to the City of Melbourne in 1948 by a 77-year-old London pensioner to thank Melbourne for sending food to Britain during the Second World War. Fitzroy Gardens, Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.
In 2017, the carpet in the Forum Theatre’s entrance was stripped back to reveal the beautiful mosaic tiles and the original astronomical clock, installed in 1929. 154 Flinders St.