Myer Department Store: 314-336 Bourke St , MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : Myer Department Store
Past Names : Myer Emporium
LocationAddress: 314-336 Bourke St
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1933
Original use: Commercial
Current use: Commercial
Built in the Interwar period in the Art-Deco style
Features include a facade rendered in Snowcrete, a new product of the 1930s, panels enlivened by faux Egyptian patterns and the Grand Mural Hall on the sixth floor. Sidney Myer was inspired by the Emporium in San Francisco, which just went out of business in the last decade. The building still stands in Market Street, San Francisco. On the top level is a spectacular art deco ballroom and Napier wall mural which are also heritage registered.
HistoryArchitect: H.W & F.B Tompkins
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