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We might not have built this city on Rock and Roll but you wouldn’t be blamed for thinking Melbourne is built with music in mind.
Years before the sad news of David Bowie’s passing (RIP you legend!), Bowie fans were thrilled to hear that Prahran’s Tatu building, which completed construction a few years ago, was originally destined to have a humongous façade featuring Bowie as the iconic Aladdin Sane.
What happened next in a strange twist of building regulations, council approvals and community involvement resulted in a face that is definitely not Bowie’s, but still features the iconic lightning bolt.
That hasn’t stopped local residents referring to the musician inspired apartments as ‘That Bowie build…