The Lives of Buildings

Premiership Room A, Melbourne Cricket Ground 07/10/2016 3:30 pm - 3:40 pm

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Susan Faine

In the mid 1860s the Victorian Horticultural Improvement Society secured a grant of land ‘for the purpose of erecting a hall’ to be used to promote horticulture. Horti Hall’s architectural significance is well-documented, but not so its rich social history. Are we really preserving heritage if we neglect the intangible?