Tree Street Art Safari Architecture Tour

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Tree Street Art Safari Architecture Tour

Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia

Created By: Tree Street Area Art Safari

Tour Information

2017 Tree Streets Art Safari Architectural Walking Tour on 25th of March 2017 starting at 11am


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What You'll See on the Tour

1
Lovegrove Avenue

Origins of Lovegrove - Doctor Lovegrove's Home, St Clairs Hospital, Bunbury Girls Grammar School (photos) Dr Lovegrove built a house on the site in the 1880s, which later became a girls' boarding house and then a private hospital - named St... Read more
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Captain Stirling Gazebo

Cententary Pavilion was relocated to the site in 1995, the pavilion marks the site of the meeting between Governor Stirling and Lieutenant Henry St Pierre Bunbury on 21 December 1836, after Bunbury’s party crossed the Preston River at the... Read more
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Start of Tree Streets Suburb, Karri Street POI & Swamp Road

Discuss origins of Tree Streets Area In the 1890s, during the Western Australian gold boom period, the growth of the timber export trade from Bunbury transformed the economy of the town.  Bunbury made rapid progress following the opening o... Read more
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Cnr Swamp Road & Karri Street

115 Beach Road  Craigie Lea, 115 Beach Road, a single storey brick and iron house (now opthomolgists) is a late representive example of the Victorian Georgian style of residential housing common to Perth, Fremantle and the South West of We... Read more
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99 Beach Road

Victorian Italinate period style The area was surveyed by W B Mitchell in 1896 and it is thought that 99 Beach Road was built soon after. The exact date of construction has not been determined as the lot could not be found in available Mun... Read more
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Tuart Street intersection with Beach Road Looking at the Big Swamp

In 1962, a twenty year project plan was proposed create a landfill (rubbish dump) and to reclaim the Big Swamp wetlands for community use. The dumping of refuse closed in the 1970s and the ‘rubbish hill’ has since been rehabilitated to ... Read more
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Tuart Street Houses

40, 42, 44 & 52 Tuart Street & Eustace Cohen  40 Tuart Street - Lot 48, on which Lilydale is situated, was created in 1892, with the subdivision of approximately fifteen and a half acres (6.35ha) of Location 26 owned by Thomas Ha... Read more
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76 Stockley Road & Development to the East

76 Stockley Road is a single storey timber and iron house designed in the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are timber framed and clad with timber weatherboards. The roof is hipped with gablets and clad with corrugated ir... Read more
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Picton Crescent & Jarrah Street Intersection

Picton Cresent and the significance of the street names in the paving By 1910, there had been a further sub-division to the west of Jarrah Street, comprising Banksia, Palm and Wattle streets, but there appears to have been very little devel... Read more
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Jarrah Street Residences

6 & 11 Jarrah Street including Brick vs Timber Construction, etc 11 Jarrah Street is a single storey timber and iron house constructed during WWI  (c1915) it has elements of both the Federation Arts and Crafts and Federation Bungalow s... Read more
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16 Jarrah Street

16 Jarrah Street is a single storey, brick, rendered masonry and iron house with an asymmetrical facade designed as an example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are rendered masonry. The roof is hipped and gabled a... Read more
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Local Deli, Fish & Chips

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54 Beach Road

54 Beach Road and Subdivision of larger Beach Road blocks 54 Beach Road is a single storey timber and tiled house constructed as a late example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are timber framed and clad with tim... Read more
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Myrniong 50 Beach Road, 54 Beach Road, 44 William Street and Subdivision of larger Beach Road blocks

Myrniong, 50 Beach Road is a large single storey, brick and tile house with an asymmetrical facade designed as a late example of the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. Myrniong is located on the north-east corner of the junction of ... Read more
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44 William Street

44 William Street and ... 44 William Street was built c 1903, is a single storey weatherboard and iron house originally with an asymmetrical facade designed in the Federation Bungalow style of architecture. The walls are timber framed and c... Read more
16
Wattle Street and Nature Reserve

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Top of Stockley Road

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Palm Street & Views to Big Swamp

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View down Banksia Street

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Subdivisions

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Up Tuart Street

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Three Houses for Three Children

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Cross & Tuart Street Intersections

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16 Tuart Street

16 Tuart Street From 1937, retired school teacher John Blair, and his wife, Mary, made their permanent residence at 16 Tuart Street, named Brae Neuw (meaning Brand New).45 He served as Mayor of Bunbury (1939-43), and is commemorated in Blai... Read more
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New Developments in Picton Crescent

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