Graceville Central Buildings

Stage Number: MBSH.05.01.08

Group: Western

Local Study Area: Chelmer-Graceville-Sherwood

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 327 Honour Ave. Graceville

Latitude & Longitude: -27.52083889,152.97561944

Time Link: 1924

Map Link: 1926

Image Time Point: 1926

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Built 1924, the architect was Walter Taylor. In 1924, as this row of shops was being built, Taylor announced that he planned to add similar shops to this retail precinct. It gave the Graceville Shops, a modern appearance such that ifluenced the state government’s decision for a design for a new Graceville Station in 1958.


Graceville’s Progress in The Brisbane Courier, 24 May 1924, p.17

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QSA. QSA Series 1748 Moreton District, County of Stanley Maps – A1 Series. 1 chain to the inch. Memorial Park Estate, Graceville, being subdivisions of Port 15, two resubdivisions A of Subdivisions 52­81,153-165, Parish of Oxley, County of Stanley for sale by Realty Development Co Ltd. 1 chains/inch. H James, Lithographers, Queen St, Brisbane. 620605