CORIO BAY VILLA - SURREY HILLS
This Council heritage protected house in Surrey Hills has a wonderful, well researched history undertaken by the current owners - the Mariani family and may be viewed by clicking on the following link: Historic Home | Corio Bay Villa Surrey Hills
They are to be commended for their efforts in preserving this remarkable historic building and in their research of its history.
RESTORING HERITAGE HOMES
Our heritage homes can be saved by restoring them. The following articles, television programs and heritage organisations may be helpful in showing how this can be done.
Articles and television programs
In September 2023 a developer lodged an application (WH/2023/768) to demolish and build three dwellings at 25 Thames St, Box Hill North.
This house was lived in and may have been built by William H Elsum, a well-known Melbourne poet, historian, editor, newspaper founder and printer.
Please email the Councillors of the Whitehorse Heritage Steerage Committee requesting that an assessment be undertaken of this house by a heritage consultant to ascertain its local &/or state heritage significance.