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Centenary of St Kilda : 14-April-2013
Centenary of St Kilda : 14-April-2013

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The conservatory commemorates the centenary of St. Kilda as a city.

Melbourne, Tuesday. Today St. Kilda, Melbourne`s aristocratic suburb, was with great pomp and ceremony declared to be a city by Governor Hopetoun. The municipal council entertained a large gathering of distinguished citizens, while 3000 school children joined in the festivity.
The Australian Star (Sydney), 2 December 1890. 

Location

Address:Blessington Street, St Kilda Botanical Gardens, St Kilda, 3182
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.870923
Long: 144.983093
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Actual Event Start Date:02-December-1890
Actual Event End Date:02-December-1990
Designer:Napier Thomas Mantesso Healey Pty. Ltd

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd December, 1990
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To commemorate the centenary of St. Kilda as a city, this conservatory was opened by the Mayor, Cr. Melanie Eagle on 2nd December, 1990

Councillors
North Ward     Norma Walker      Virginia Browne  Len David
Central Ward  Peter Holland       Brian Slattery     John Callanan
West Ward     Mary-Lou Jelbart   Melanie Eagle   John Spierings
South Ward    John Enticott         Robyn Batten    John Cribbes

Chairman of Botancial Gardens Committee : Cr John Callanan
Chief Executive Officer : Ken Dowling
Manager, Engineering Services : Ray Baker
Urban Designer : Philip Vertue
Superintendent Parks & Gardens : Jos Duivenvoorden
Architect : Napier Thomas Mantesso Healey Pty. Ltd.
 

Source: MA
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