Commemorating Carlo Catani

In 2018 we commemorate one hundred years since the passing of Carlo Catani by reflecting on the impact that his vision has had on the design of our City's foreshore. These events and activities celebrating the achievements of Carlo Catani and his influence are part of a Victoria-wide program. 

Carlo Catani on display

Tuesday 25 September from 11 am to 12 pm

Guided tour of display

Join historians Daniela Riachi and Isaac Hermann, with Port Phillip City Collection registrar Dorela Gerardi, on a walk through this display which acknowledges, commemorates and celebrates Carlo Catani’s significant design and engineering contributions to our local landscape.

Bookings. Morning tea will be provided.

20 July to 30 September 2018 at St Kilda Town Hall

A display of works from the Port Phillip City Collection of Catani's foreshore works, the landscape and its changes, and other Catani-related material.

Image: Crowds at Catani Arch, 1916. Port Phillip City Collection sk0561.1-2

Other Carlo Catani commemorative events include the conservation cleaning of the Catani Memorial Clock Tower, the installation of a new plaque at the Catani Archway, a Heritage Recognition Program plaque at Catani's former home, a new interpretive panel in Catani Gardens about the foreshore works, and investigation into the installation of chimes in the Clock Tower.

Main image: View of the gardens, St Kilda, 1950s. PPCC sk0982

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