Johnston Street

Johnston Street boasts a grungy underground arts scene, plenty of street art, live music venues and second-hand boutiques.

Johnston Street spans three Yarra suburbs: Fitzroy in the west, Collingwood, and Abbotsford in the east. Each section of Johnston Street is unique with a different vibe and offering!  

Johnston Street is known for its grungy vibe, street art, art scene and live music venues.

Significant landmarks on Johnston Street include the Keith Haring Mural and Collingwood Yards.

Johnston Street is conveniently serviced by Victoria Park train station and bus routes 200 and 207.  

Lower Johnston Street District 

Lower Johnston Street District (or LoJo) is a collective of businesses located around Victoria Park train station, including many businesses on Johnston Street. They are an independent partnership and held an inaugural LOJO Festival on in February 2022. LOJO Festival will return in 2023. Visit their websiteInstagram and Facebook

Precinct map



Postcards is Victoria's most popular travel and lifestyle show on Channel 9. Take a look at clips of the team visiting some of their favourite Johnston Street spots

Precinct data 

Each year, we visit ground floor businesses across our 12 retail precincts, to record vacancies and changes to business tenancies to monitor trends and assist with strategic planning. 

Click the image below to view the latest Johnston Street data, including vacancy rates, retail mix, turnover rate and night time economy figures.