Open House Melbourne Announcement July 18, 2012 – Posted in: Blog, Uncategorized

WE ARE EXCITED! Last week we said there was a secret event that we are going to be part of. Now we can let you know that Phillips Shirts” Little Lonsdale Street factory is one of three mystery buildings to be opened to the public as part of the Open House Melbourne event on 28 & 29 July. We”ll be holding tours of our factory, which is the only one of its kind still in existence from Melbourne”s rag trade heyday! Come have a look – the floor to ceiling archive of casino vintage fabrics alone will astound you!
Phillips Shirts – Open House Melbourne 2012

Visitors will see the inside of a working shirt factory, the old equipment still in use, the archive of vintage fabrics and the stock plus the old original warehouse section of the building. The factory has changed very little since Phillips Shirts bought it in the early 60s.

Frequency Of Tours: 2 guides taking tours every 20 minutes

Building Type: Workplaces Factory

Year Built: 1915

Architect: unknown

Tram Stops: Elizabeth St/La Trobe St 19, 24, 30, 35, 57, 59