Lonsdale House to be demolished

It has been announced today that one of Melbourne’s landmark art-deco buildings – Lonsdale House – will be bulldozed to make way for a new CBD shopping centre as part of the Myer redevelopment that is to be called The Emporium Melbourne. Architectural historians are naturally outraged with Art Deco & Modernism Society president ,Robin Grow, saying the decision to demolish Lonsdale House was a “disgrace”.

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