History and Heritage


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Allambie: the several faces of heritage

Hasan Hassan

The demolition of ‘Allambie’ in Strabane Avenue, Mont Albert North, raises a number of important questions about how we define, value and protect the heritage of our built and green environment. How often do we see significant houses such as Allambie succumb to the developers because they fall through the cracks in the coverage of planning and heritage legislation? Are there any legislative processes to protect heritage gardens such as those surrounding this now demolished house?

This article was first published in the 5th edition of Eastsider News, April 2021.  To read the full article, go here.

For more articles on heritage, architecture and planning in the City of Whitehorse, check out Hasan’s website Whitehorse Heritage here.