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”