Maloufs Fashion House

Stage Number: MBSH.03.01.59

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: West End-South Brisbane-North Woolloongabba

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 648 Stanley St, Woolloongabba

Latitude & Longitude: -27.48607222,153.03053333

Time Link: 1925

Map Link: 1936

Image Time Point: 1936

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In the mid-1920s, the Phoenix Buildings were sold to Lebanese migrant George Malouf. Drapers, Malouf’s family (descendant is author David Malouf) and used two shops for ‘Malouf’s Fashion House’. It expanded to incorporate most of the Phoenix Buildings’s shops and became a local landmark. ‘Malouf’s Fashion House’ closed in 1986 and the shops house a variety of businesses. Built 1889-90, the architect was Richard Gailey.


Brisbane City Council, Exploring the City of South Brisbane: Heritage Trail Series No.11, (Brisbane, BCC, c1999)

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Qimagery. Brisbane 1936. Scale: 1:11,000.