High Street, Melbourne


High Street, Melbourne

There are several High Streets in Melbourne, Australia, but the two best known are:

* a major southeast-northwest thoroughfare running from St Kilda Road to Ashburton, where it becomes High Street Road, ending in Wantirna, Victoria. High Street Armadale is a well-known shopping precinct.

* a major south-north arterial road running from Westgarth to Epping, where it becomes Epping Road, ending in Wandong. For most of its route, it roughly parallels the Epping railway line, crossing it at Reservoir. The number 86 tram route runs along High Street between Westgarth and Thornbury. Landmarks along its route include the former Valhalla Cinema, the former Preston and Northcote Town Halls, and the Epping Plaza shopping centre. High Street Northcote is a major shopping strip.


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