Era, era on the wall: 1949-1959

The VFL in the 1950s are synonymous with the dominance of the Demons under Norm Smith and their epic rivalry with Collingwood. But the 50s are remembered fondly out at Barkly Street and are notable also for the emergence of a kid from the Mornington Peninsula, who would dominate the goal square at Windy Hill…

McIntyre’s Olympic Legacy

Fifty-six years on, there’s not so many Melbournians who can claim to have seen their city’s momentous Olympic Games. Consider then Peter McIntyre, whose entry won the competition for the Olympic Pool design. Not only did Peter’s successful tender earn him the right to oversee the 2002 renovation and extension 50 years after his original blueprint, he’s still [Read more]