Review of C* Grade Buildings in the Former City of Hawthorn
Statement of Significance
The house at 19 Lisson Grove, Hawthorn, is of local historical and architectural significance as a good and relatively externally intact example of an attic storey Federation-era bungalow which demonstrates the transitional period from villa to bungalow architecture. The house is atypical in its combination of bold symmetrical massing with a single-ridged gabled roof, as opposed to the more typical asymmetrical massing of the Queen Anne style.
The association of this house with its designer, the well-known and prolific residential architect, Christopher Cowper is of interest. The house is considered to be a good example of Cowper's work, which is well-represented elsewhere in the City of Boroondara.