Evolving Port

Port Melbourne continues to change. Houses are changed or demolished and new houses take their place. New forms of housing are created. Port Houses records some of these changes.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

17 Nott St, Port Melbourne

January 2017
Demolition is underway of the former home of Kevin Palmer.

The works proposed are
  • demolition of the existing dwelling (permit not required
  • construction of a four storey building comprising car parking, office space and residential dwelling (application 904/2016 lodged 10 10 2016, approval given 17 01 2017)


April 2016
The former home of Kevin Palmer sold on 9 April 2016 for $1.38 million. The property was sold by Frank Callaghan of Frank Gordon. 
Kevin Palmer was a legend of Port Melbourne who lived all his life in this house. 
This is the last remaining house in the section of Nott Street between Beach and Rouse Streets.
His story came to be seen as a symbol of the great change in Port Melbourne - One house said it all.






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