The former Brunswick Market is an unusually well developed expression of the Spanish Mission style applied to a commercial building. As a venture, the market was innovative, introducing a new, but then unpopular, form of self service shopping. Located at the corner of Ballarat and Tripovich Streets, behind the former Hoopers Store, it is visible from Sydney Road, and is a well known local landmark.
Significance: of State and regional significance as a particularly expressive and well developed example of the Spanish Mission style in an unusual application to a commercial building. Also of note for the early (but unsuccessful) innovation in self service shopping and as an example of the successful recycling of a building for industrial purposes.