Most well established cities consist of old and new architecture. Geelong is no different. Described as a modern, progressive, ‘regional’ city, among Geelong’s twenty-first century architecture can be found gems such as Ashby Hall.
Built in 1914, graceful swirls and curves adorn its facades.
Ashby Hall was, maybe still is, used a dance academy. However, the phone number is at least thirty years out of date.
Craftsmen of yesteryear created strong, sturdy and beautiful buildings which have stood the test of time.
Geelong was named in 1827 by Governor Richard Burke and first surveyed in 1838, three weeks after Melbourne. The Geelong Post Office was open by June 1840; the second to open in the Port Phillip District.
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