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Smythe Lane

Sometime referred to as Smythe Place, this lane is located between Russell and Exhibition streets and extends south from Lonsdale Street. It was formed around 1900, and in 1935 the City Service Press, Arrow Printing and other stationers occupied the lane. In 2002, it hosted the art installation 'Duty and Desire-The Lives, Loves and Music of the Chinns of Cohen Place and Smythe Place', created by David Williams and Carol Porter as part of the City of Melbourne's Laneway Commissions 2001-2002.

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Sands & McDougall’s commercial and general Melbourne directory, Sands & McDougall, Melbourne, 1935. Details
Bate, Weston, Essential but unplanned: The story of Melbourne's lanes, State Library of Victoria and the City of Melbourne, Melbourne, 1994. Details
Laneway Commissions 2001-2002, http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/info.cfm?top=75&pg=810&bp=2022&coll=13. Details