Melbourne laneways are a world renown phenomenon for its exciting combination of cafes, dining, hipsters and hidden gems. But have you ever wondered how the Melbourne laneways came about ?

The Melbourne laneways had existed since the creation of the Hoddle grid in the 1830s. But these were originally planned as service routes. So what caused them to change?

I came across this wonderful interview with Craig Allchin from Six Degrees Architecture, the practice which opened one of Melbourne’s defining laneway bars – Meyers Place.

Read all about the origin of our wonderful laneways in the interview published on Broadsheet Melbourne … “How Melbourne Found Its Laneways

Enjoy !

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