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Former Northcote Theatre

212 - 220 High Street,, NORTHCOTE VIC 3070 - Property No B7007

The Northcote Theatre, built in 1912, and designed by early cinema architect F.G. Richardson, is of State significance for its historical, social and architectural values. Historically, it is significant as the oldest purpose built cinema surviving largely intact in Melbourne. It is also amongst the few to survive in any form from the earliest period of cinema construction in Victoria before WWI. The Barkly Theatre, Footscray, is the most comparable cinema, opening two years ... more