Parliament House - Parliament of Victoria - 110-160 Spring Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Parliament House - Parliament of Victoria: 110-160 Spring Street, MELBOURNE

Parliament House - Parliament of Victoria
Parliament House - Parliament of Victoria
Parliament House - Parliament of Victoria

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Building Profile

Name : Parliament House - Parliament of Victoria

Location

Address: 110-160 Spring Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Parliament House - Parliament of Victoria is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1856 - 1930
Original use: Public (Government)
Current use: Public (Government)

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Academic Classical style

Notable features

A strictly classical portico with grand staircase. Giving the impression of a classical Greek Temple. Originally planned with a giant dome, this building remains largely unfinished, and testament to the gandiloquent aspirations of the state shortly before the depression.

History

Architect: Peter Kerr & J.G.Knight




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