406 Napier St
Could Fitzroy get any trendier?
Well, apparently, yes! OK, first up, let me say – as a long time habitué of Abbotsford, Collingwood and Fitzroy – I've become aware that there are a number of neighbourhoods within these suburbs, kind of like the French arrondissements and départements.
So there is Fitzroy, and then there's "Fitzroy" and then there's another type of Fitzroy as well. Maybe ten or twenty zones if you want to be picky (including the murder zone!).
The wedge between Smith St, Brunswick St, Johnson St and Alexander Pde/Freeway extension is relatively affluent these days. For example, there's the "Croissanterie" called Lune, which migrated there from South Yarra (near the Rose St markets) which has people queuing for croissants so often, their "goddamn"street view from Google maps has a line of people waiting on the street.
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