Small business

Sila Espresso, Fitzroy – 1950s decor. 2017
Paul’s Continental Barber Thornbury 2011
Kosovo TV & Radio Repairs, North Fitzroy, 1956 – 2018
Fitzroy barber 2016
North Eastern Hotel Euroa 2019
C. Maimone Tailor, Melbourne, established 1972. 2019
Aerial Batteries Clifton Hill 2019
Thornbury Espresso, 1980 decor, 2016
Maria’s Continental Hairdresser Preston 2016
Carlton North newsagent 2019
Thornbury Bowls 2017
Thornbury Carburettor 2018
Preston Dry Cleaner 2016
Hattam’s Menswear, Elsternwick 2019
Sammy’s Hairdressing, Cheltenham 2019
Maria’s Milk Bar, Abbotsford 2016
Chinese cafe, Chelsea 2016
Blight’s Shoe Repairs, Elsternwick 2019
Con’s Take-Away, Brunswick West 2018
Marche Club Reservoir – 1950s murals by Giuseppe Guglielmo “painter and decorator”, 2018
Moreland Hotel 2018
Coburg Jewellers 2016
Night Cafe High Street Thornbury 2016
Preston Continental Cafe 2016
North Fitzroy – intact 1950s milk bar (since demolished) 2017
Golden Casket, Russell St. Established in the 60s. 2019
Frank’s Hairdressing, Northcote 2017
Caffe Gelateria, Fitzroy 2017
Edan Motors, Preston 2018
Moonee Ponds barber 2018
Dot’s paper shop Northcote 2010
Monarch Cakes St Kilda, since 1934. 2019

As a spin-off of my Northcote Hysterical Society project I’ve been photographing local businesses that have defied the passing of time and shifting style ideas to remain unchanged – in some cases for decades.

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