Palmer Street, Fitzroy, is an east-west access street with parking on both sides. It’s a no-through road that hosts a mosque, the Brotherhood of St Laurence, social housing, heritage homes, the Ursula Frayne Memorial Chapel and the Academy of Mary Immaculate.

Location of Palmer Street in Fitzroy. Image credit: The Age.

Proposal

Architecture firm Blur has proposed changes to the street to make it more hospitable to people walking. The road would be raised and decorated, with pedestrians having priority over cars.

Looking west from Brunswick Street along Palmer Street.

Looking east from Fitzroy Street along Palmer Street.

Local champions

Ahmed Osman and Georgia Frendo of Blur, on Palmer Street. Image credit: Luis Ascui, The Age.

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