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Charge of the light brigade

They're unlikely to demand the media hype of their taller inner-city siblings, but the wave of smaller suburban apartment developments continues unabated.

Spread far and wide, a raft of new small and medium-sized apartment developments have just entered the registration and sales period. Below is a sample of the dozens of residential projects that have hit the market, representing a fraction of the upcoming projects that will be entered into the Urban Melbourne project database shortly.

The General - Cnr High and Bent Street, Northcote
Butler on Butler - 2 Butler Street, Camberwell
Holmes Hill Apartments - 70 Batesford Road, Chadstone
The Gilbert - 14 Gilbert Road, Preston
Ettaro - 21 Brunswick Road, Brunswick East
Elsternwick Place - Riddell Parade & Stanley Street, Elsternwick
District Fitzroy - 160 Argyle Street, Fitzroy
Blackburn Village - 20 Queen Street, Blackburn
Thrive Parkside - Galada Avenue & Cade Way, Parkville
Rima Apartments - 22 Lygon street, East Brunswick
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Melbourne_Fragments's picture

The general set to pointlessly destroy an entire streetscape of heritage facades, Not much to live in Northcote for if high street character goes for generic apartments and large tenancies...
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Mark Baljak's picture

Small grace but most of the residential projects are located around the High Street - Separation Street axis in Northcote leaving the Thornbury stretch of High Street untouched for the most

It's a damn good vista, confining most projects to one pocket and then commencing again at the Preston Triangle would be a good move by Darebin

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