Shrine of Remembrance: 2-42 Domain Road, MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : Shrine of Remembrance
LocationAddress: 2-42 Domain Road
Shrine of Remembrance is a landmark
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1927 - 1934
Original use: Monument
Current use: Monument
number of floors : 2
Built in the Interwar period in the Academic Classical style
The Shrine of Remembrance is a classical building inspired by the Parthenon, with a pedimented Doric style portico and carefully proportioned pyramidal massing. Funded by public appeal following the World War I, the Shrine of Rememberance was designed with landscape architecture in mind to create a picturesque vista to dominate the skyline for many years to come.
The Shrine is currently undergoing construction works, with an undercroft being built to accomodate a tourist information centre.
Build using public donations from the people of Victoria.Architect: Hudson & Wardrop
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