The rejuvenation of this fringe area of Newmarket, in conjunction with Westfield Design, involved the upgrading of two very different buildings and a tired through-road. The resulting streetscape is now a vibrant shopping precinct reminiscent of Chapel Street in Melbourne. The impressive Mercury Energy building, with its heritage listed curved façades, was converted into high-end office space with its ground floor housing high-end fashion and homewares tenants. The building's stately staircases were revived and its lobby was revamped to suit its commercial tenants, Watercare and Sony. The previously rundown semi-industrial Nuffield building was seismically strengthened and extensively rebuilt behind its original façade – catering for restaurant tenancies and more high-end fashion retailers.