Rialto building - 495 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Rialto building: 495 Collins Street, MELBOURNE

Rialto building
Rialto building
Rialto building
Rialto building

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Building Profile

Name : Rialto building

Location

Address: 495 Collins Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Rialto building is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1889 - 1890
Original use: Office
Current use: Office

number of floors : 5

Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style

Notable features

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.

History

Architect: William Pitt




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