New public piazza for the former Pentridge Prison

New beginnings for the former Pentridge Prison with new public Piazza

The former Pentridge Prison in the northern suburb of Coburg has undertaken a transformation, turning a decommissioned landmark of controversial history into a new residential and retail precinct.

“ASPECT Studios is dedicated to transforming brownfield sites in our inner cities into thriving new communities, that also protect and value their past lives and the deep histories of places and people,”

Kirsten Bauer, Landscape Architect and Director of ASPECT Studios.

The prison operated for almost 150 years before officially closing in 1997, and during that time was the main remand centre for the Melbourne metropolitan area.


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