House at 19 Pearson Street WILLIAMSTOWN, Hobsons Bay Heritage Study 2006
Statement of Significance
What is Significant?
The house, constructed c.1957 by Murray Lovell, at 19 Pearson Street, Williamstown.
How is it Significant?
The house at 19 Pearson Street, Williamstown is of local aesthetic significance to the City of Hobson's Bay.
Why is it Significant?
Aesthetically, it is significant as perhaps the only example of a postwar Modernist dwelling in Hobsons Bay. The pavilion-style design and layout is highly evocative of this style, which illustrates influences of innovative domestic architecture by architects such as Robin Boyd at the time of its construction. (AHC criteria B2, E1 and F1)