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Melbourne’s The Palace Theatre To Be Turned Into Retail Shopping Space

In news that’s bound to come as a knife through the guts of live music advocates everywhere, Melbourne’s century-old live music venue The Palace Theatre is set to be reopened as a shop. Fairfax reports that the building is set to be stripped to make way for new retail space. Site owners Jinshan Investments reportedly […]

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The Palace Theatre’s Music Memorabilia Is Being Sold To The Public

With Melbourne’s Palace Theatre ever-so-surely moving towards becoming a boutique hotel, the venue is giving music lovers a chance to snap up music memorabilia from its own private collection of posters, t-shirts, ticket stubs and other paraphernalia. For one weekend only, beginning on Saturday, 18th April, the Palace will be setting up shop in Melbourne’s […]

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UK Nightclub Owners Want To Save The Palace Theatre As A Venue

A number of parties are hoping to save Melbourne’s iconic Palace Theatre and keep the century-old venue as it stands, but the property’s current owners aren’t backing down from their plans to turn it into a boutique hotel. Commercial Real Estate Services’ Mark Wizel, who negotiated the 2012 sale of the Palace Theatre to its […]

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Melbourne Council Denies Palace Theatre Demolition Application

Melbourne’s Palace Theatre is safe, for now. A vote by City Of Melbourne councillors on Tuesday denied the demolition application of Palace Theatre owner Jinshan Investments. According to council minutes, councillors voted five-to-three against the proposed demolition. Individuals such as entertainers Eddie Perfect and Ezekiel Ox, and Paul Roser of National Trust Australia addressed the […]

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New Report Says Palace Theatre Is Now Too Damaged To Save

As a result of the damages inflicted onto Melbourne’s Palace Theatre since its last inspection, an independent heritage consultant has found it is no longer worth saving the building. Independent heritage consultant Graeme Butler, reports Fairfax, initially recommended in October that the former live-music venue be granted local heritage protection, but has reversed his decision […]

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