General Post Office - 350 Bourke Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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General Post Office: 350 Bourke Street, MELBOURNE

General Post Office
General Post Office

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Building Profile

Name : General Post Office

Location

Address: 350 Bourke Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


General Post Office is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1859 - 1907
Original use: Public
Current use: Commercial

number of floors : 4

Built in the Victorian period in the Second Empire style

Notable features

An interesting eclectic mix of English Neo-Classicism and Second Empire features. Symmetrical form focussing on a conservative but dominant clock tower.

History

Architect: A.E. Johnson




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