26 Fraser Street

26 Fraser Street (map)

ARCHITECTURE

Early Modern, International

No 26 Fraser Street is a single storey house constructed in steel framing, timber cladding and fibrous cement cladding with a low pitched roof and an undercroft. It is a fine expression of the Post-World War II International style. It is asymmetrically composed with a ā€˜Lā€™ shaped plan. The eastern wing of the house is set parallel to the lot boundary with the western wing set at a slight angle to it. A skillion roofed verandah spans the internal elevations of the 'L' shape. The verandah features a steel balustrade and is supported on steel columns. A steel framed stair case leads from the undercroft to the verandah. The facade features both operable and fixed light windows.

HISTORY

Research on the history of this property is currently under way by the Museum of Perth in partnership with the Town of East Fremantle. If you have any stories or information about this property, please contribute it in the comments below.

RESIDENTS

As this house was only built in 1957 there are no residents listed in the Fremantle Post Office Directory.

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