This building's distinctive tower may seem to be out of place on Flinders Street. However, it is a symbol of the business that once occupied the premises. Otto Boettger emigrated to South Australia in 1877 from Germany. In 1877, he set up a…

Carl Laubman and Harold Pank opened a small optometry business in 1908 in Victoria Square. By the 1930s, it had become the largest retail optical business in Australia. In 1934 the partners bought a building in Gawler Place formerly occupied by…