Posts Tagged ‘Myer’

Photos from ten years ago: September 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2011. The changing railway scene This month I headed out east to the site of the new Lynbrook station. Located on the Cranbourne line between Dandenong and Merinda Park, it opened to passengers in April 2012. I also visited […]

Photos from ten years ago: July 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2011. Open House Melbourne The last weekend of July is usually Open House Melbourne, so I did the rounds of places normally closed to the public. First off, the underground Russell Place electrical substation. Complete with mercury arc rectifiers. […]

Myer Melbourne and secret tunnels?

On the city block bounded by Lonsdale, Elizabeth, Little Bourke and Swanston Street is the site of the new Emporium shopping centre, being constructed by Grocon on the site of the former Myer Lonsdale Street store. With a picket line blocking access the site for 10 days management needed a way to get workers in, so according to the media they used an underground tunnel to sneak them in. Creative licence, or reality?

A bit more work on the tunnel leading into the David Jones