What is significant? The shops at 735 and 737 High Street, Thornbury. The original design and detailing to the upper facade and parapet contributes to the significance of the place. The awning and shopfronts are not significant.
How is it significant? The shops at 735 and 737 High Street, Thornbury are of local architectural and aesthetic significance to Darebin City.
Why is it significant? The shops are architecturally and aesthetically significant as fine examples of early twentieth century retail architecture, which are notable for the extravagant Art Nouveau detailing to the parapet. (Criteria D & F)