United Friendly Societies Dispensary (former) - 559 Sydney Road, Coburg
Statement of Significance
Last updated on - September 23, 2004
What is significant?
The former UFS Dispensary at 559 Sydney Road, Coburg.
How is it significant?
The former UFS Dispensary at 559 Sydney Road, Coburg is of historic and aesthetic significance to the City of Moreland.
Why is it significant?
Of historic significance, as one of the many dispensaries established in the Coburg and Brunswick area by the United Friendly Societies in the early twentieth century. Four such dispensaries still operate in the area, although no longer from this building. (AHC Criterion B.2)
Of aesthetic significance, as a good example of a substantial late Edwardian commercial building in Coburg. (AHC Criterion E.1)