150 years Lola Russell’s family have lived on the corner of King St & Latrobe St.…
Recognise the feat of that – the defiance needed. Everyone else would’ve sold up and got rich.
The result of Lola Russell being determined to stay in her family home is, a time capsule experience that Melbourne may not have for long. People only fight this hard to stay in places they love.
Lola has known the inner-city of Melbourne for 94 years, living at Russell’s Corner Shop since brought home from hospital at 2 weeks of age.
Get along to the launch of Lola’s memoir launch this Thurs 19th Nov 2015, if you can. It will be an experience well worth its while, particularly if you have an interest in Melbourne’s history, theatre and what made Lola stay put while sky-scrapers were build all around her an