This late nineteenth century rendered brick residence was purpose-built as two-storey flats on a 32 perch allotment in 1891 for Alfred Covey. It provides evidence of the development of Albion as an early residential working class suburb in the 1890s and is still in use today as a multiple dwelling.
a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history
as a fine example of nineteenth century brick flats constructed during Albion’s early residential development.
b) It demonstrates rare, uncommon or endangered aspects of the City's or local area's cultural heritage
as a rare example of nineteenth century purpose-built two-storey, brick flats.
NOTE: The purpose of this report is
to provide a general reference source of information
about the main historical and descriptive features that
contribute to the cultural significance of the heritage
place. It is based on available evidence and may be
re-assessed if further information becomes available.
It is NOT an official report and does not in any way
replace the official Heritage Register entry, which
can be viewed in the City Plan. A qualified practitioner
should undertake a thorough conservation study of the
heritage place before any action is taken which may
affect its significance as a heritage listed place.
For further information please phone Council on 3403