Ilana Moses loves many things about her North Caulfield home in Melbourne’s south-east, especially its history.
- A council in Melbourne’s south-east wants to preserve mid-century architecture
- It’s drawn up a list of 50 buildings it thinks are worthy of heritage protection
- But some are worried it will reduce property values by preventing redevelopment
“Mid-century modern has always been something that really resonated with us,” she said.
“The authenticity, the special features, the understated luxury that period really speaks to is something we always gravitated towards.”
When she and her husband bought the house about five years ago, they kept as much of it as they could, including the facade, the front door, the interior screens,…