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

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

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. 


Address:Blessington Street, St Kilda Botanical Gardens, St Kilda, 3182
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.870923
Long: 144.983093
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event Start Date:02-December-1890
Actual Event End Date:02-December-1990
Designer:Napier Thomas Mantesso Healey Pty. Ltd


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

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
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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