Niagara Lane, Melbourne


Niagara Lane, Melbourne
Niagara lane looking south from Lonsdale street.

Niagara Lane is a small lane in the Melbourne CBD, Australia.

It runs roughly north-south between Bourke Street and Little Bourke Street. The lane is named after the Niagara buildings, early 20th century warehouses which feature their row of original pulley and hook stocking systems from horse and cart days.

The lane is lined by pre-war buildings, is cobbled in bluestone and is accessible to pedestrians and small vehicles. It has a southward vista dominated by the copper dome topped post modern tower 333 Collins Street and Eureka Tower.

On the western corner of Lonsdale Street is the Niagara Hotel. This facade of this 1870s hotel was modified and modernised in the 1920s.


Coordinates: 37°48′47″S 144°57′41″E / 37.81306°S 144.96139°E / -37.81306; 144.96139


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