1926 Tarana Estate - 97 years ago today

Today, 97 years ago, on Saturday, 20th November 1926, the Tarana Estate in Holland Park was being advertised for sale by auction on the ground.

Tarana Estate Map

1926 Tarana Estate - Holland Park, Brisbane

The Tarana Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale. 

Newspaper Advertisement

The Tarana Estate covers Avesnes Street (map shows as Taunton Street), Barter Avenue, Cavillon Street (map shows as Somerset Parade), Contay Street (map shows as Jackson Street), Lamette Street (map shows as Allen Street), Arabilia Street (map shows as unnamed road), Logan Road, Holland Road and Arnold Street.

Google map showing the present day location of Tarana Estate

Check out the 1936 Aerial view of the Tarana Estate.

1936 Aerial Photo of Tarana Estate

1936 Aerial Photo of Tarana Estate

More Holland Park information available

Newspaper Advertisement - The Brisbane Courier - Page 26


Right at Holland Park Tram Terminus.

This Day, at 3 pm on the Ground, 102 Choicest of Residential Sites, wih nice gradual Easterly Slope.

Each allotment is a building block; nothing less than 24 perches and choice corner blocks up to 33 perches.

Also Large, Roomy Dwelling in First Class Order.

This is a new suburb, where developments will rapidly increase values.

This Estate was formerly the residence of the late E. Barter, and is being offered under instructions from Messrs. G. & W. Barter.

The easiest of terms on Allotments. £5 deposit and £5 per quarter. Interest 6 per cent.

Remember, Tram right to the door. Electric light passing the estate.

Special Trams Running to the Estate.

Leaving Customs House at 1.10, 1.40, 1.55, 2.10, and 2.25pm.

Low Reserves.

Blockside & Ferguson, Limited, Auctioneers, Adelaide Street. Also at Annerley and Clayfield.

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