Falconer Terrace, 36-50 Napier Street Fitzroy, is a terrace of eight two-storey houses in bluestone and rendered brick, built in 1866-84 by John Falconer, a prominent Fitzroy developer. The design features a recessed ground-floor arcade of flattened arches with keystones, and a row of simply-moulded first-floor windows. A nameplate crowns the plain entablature and parapet.
How is it significant?
Falconer Terrace is of architectural significance to the State of Victoria.
Why is it Significant?
Falconer Terrace is of architectural significance as a substantially intact terrace in the Conservative Classical style. The flattened arches with key-stones and the bluestone piers are distinctive features. The Terrace is an essential element of the South Napier Street precinct and is a superb example of a distinctive Melbourne building type.