Waitara, 144-158 Alma Road

Waitara Flats, Hotham Street view May 2017 Waitara Flats, Hotham Street view May 2017 by Peter Johnson

A large single storey villa built for Archibald Michie in 1854 to the designs of Ohlfsen Bagge architect.

Other Names [-1920-] Waitara flats
Date Built 1854
Owners Sir Archibald Michie (1813-1899)

C H Ohlfsen Bagge (1824c-1908) - 1854 main house

Thomas Taylor - 1860 alterations & additions

Crouch & Wilson - 1869 additions


 Vardy plan 3NWWaitara [property no. 20] 1873, John Vardy plan 3NW, City of Port Phillip Collection

  Source Summary [or note]


Argus 1854.8.31 p.3

Tenders required for erecting a brick dwelling-house for Archibald Michie, Esq., at St Kilda. For plans, etc., apply to Ohlfsen Bagge, architect, 48 Collins-street east.


Argus 1860.1.21 p.7

Tenders:  Thomas Taylor architect (late of Webb and Taylor) invites tenders for several works required to be done in erecting additions and making alterations to the residence of Archibald Michie, Esq., MLA, Alma Road, St Kilda. Plans & specifications to be seen at the offices of the architect, 18 Collins Street East.


Argus 1869.7.20 p.3

Tenders: Crouch & Wilson, architects, invite tenders for additions to residence, Alma Road, for Archibald Michie, Esq. Drawings, etc. at their office, 49 Elizabeth Street.

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Yalukut Weelam clan

The traditional lands of the Yalukut Weelam clan and the continuing relationship of the Boon Worrung people to our local area

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