Unley Publications : Unley Life Spring 2015
UNLEYLIFE 03 328 UNLEY ROAD, HYDE PARK (opp Fisher Street) 8373 0394 NEW & RECYCLED DESIGNER LABELS INTERNATIONAL & AUSTRALIAN FASHION, SHOES & HANDBAGS ALL AT AFFORDABLE PRICES UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT EST 1983 MONDAY – FRIDAY 10am – 5pm SATURDAY 10am – 4pm - Look forward to seeing you! Information plaques have been installed at 10 historic businesses as part of the Unley Road Association’s initiative, Discover Historic Unley Business. Unley Road Association Chair James Morris says the plaques create a link between the past and present by identifying these sites for Unley locals and visitors. “ T he plaques acknowledge the contribution of local businesses to creating a vibrant city by recognising those businesses that have provided services for decades and in some cases generations,” Mr Morris says. The recognised sites include second-hand store McKay’s Mar t, which was established c1922 by the McKay brothers and run by the Townsend family since 1944, and Claridge Motors, which has been selling Holden vehicles from the corner of Unley and Cross Roads since 1948. Other sites include Unley Disposables, Finos Fine Foods, the BankSA building, Alfred James Funerals, Oxford Antiques, Unley Shopping Centre, Miels and Standish Cycles. Finos Fine Foods owner Stephen Finos says it is rewarding to have his family business acknowledged as part of the initiative. “ T he Finos family has had a long association with the retail and social life of the Unley area and this recognition cements our part, along with many others, in Unley’s rich history,” Mr Finos says. For more information, visit unley.sa.gov.au Plaques mark Unley Road’s historic spots Unley Road has a long and rich history with many shops and buildings along the bustling strip having stood the test of time. And the contribution of these iconic businesses to the area’s history and prosperity has been recognised through a historic plaque program.
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