Inter-War / Californian Bungalow
No 59 Irwin Street is a single storey constructed in rendered brick with a hipped and gable corrugated iron roof. It is an expression of the Inter-War California Bungalow style. The front elevation is asymmetrically planned with a thrust bay and a half gabled porch. The porch roof extends over the thrust bay and is supported on masonry piers. The half-timbered thrust bay features a set of casement windows. There is a central door flanked by sets of casement windows. The roofscape features a masonry chimney.
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.
1938 - 1939: Vacant
1939 - 1949: Bowker, Cyril