F Blight & Co Store - 234-238 King Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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F Blight & Co Store: 234-238 King Street, MELBOURNE

F Blight & Co Store
F Blight & Co Store
F Blight & Co Store
F Blight & Co Store
F Blight & Co Store

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Building Profile

Name : F Blight & Co Store
Past Names : Lazar Restaurant


Address: 234-238 King Street

Postcode: 3000

Construction Details

Built: 1858
Original use: Office
Current use: Restaurant/Cafe

number of floors : 3

Built in the Georgian period in the Colonial Georgian/Regency style

Notable features

One of the oldest warehouses surviving in the CBD. The intact dressed bluestone facade to King Street is typical of warehouse architecture of this early period. The utilitarian rear facade is not so intact and is of little architectural merit. The building as a whole forms an interesting group with the neighbouring Blight and Company Store and the Seabrook Building in Lonsdale street and is one of the few survivors of a large number of warehouses that were common in this part of the city.


A three storey bluestone store erected in 1858 for Cleve Brothers.

Architect: Leonard Terry

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