Rialto building: 495 Collins Street, MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : Rialto building
LocationAddress: 495 Collins Street
Rialto building is a landmark
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1889 - 1890
Original use: Office
Current use: Office
number of floors : 5
Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style
A prominent spire marks the corner laneway, an elegantly picturesque composition of intricate venetian Gothic. Complete with spires, lace ironwork and individual treatment at each level. Notable is the aesthetic balance of horizontal and vertical emphasis, giving the building a well proportioned look and human scale. Landmark corner towers.
HistoryArchitect: William Pitt
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