Rogers Diamond Emporium

Hunter Street: No 501

It was a derelict shop with upstairs tenants feeling the strain.

Spero Davias lists the site's history as starting next to a laneway in 1909  as A. E. Smith, House Furnishings. After a string of businesses it became in 1950 one of the city's eminent jewellers, Rogers, that survived four decades.

13 November 2004

10 July 2005

13 November 2004

7 June 2009 ~ The clean-it-up painter couldn't bring himself to obliterate the reclining figure. Happily.

The building is gone and was, when I last looked, still a vacant block. C'est la vie...

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