Auburn, Victoria

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Victorian streetscape of Auburn Road
Auburn Hotel, built in 1888

Auburn is an unbounded neighbourhood of the suburb of Hawthorn, Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. Its postcode is 3123. It is in the local government areas of the City of Boroondara.

The area is renowned for its outstanding commercial Victorian architecture, including the Geebung Polo Club (formerly the "Auburn Hotel"), a giant 3-storey coffee palace in the Second Empire style built in 1888, part of a well-preserved streetscape on Auburn Road. Auburn Post Office opened on 10 April 1893.[1]

The area is serviced by Auburn railway station.


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  1. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008 

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Coordinates: 37°49′30″S 145°02′49″E / 37.825°S 145.047°E / -37.825; 145.047