Melbourne Town Hall: cnr Swanston and Collins Streets, MELBOURNE
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Building ProfileName : Melbourne Town Hall
LocationAddress: cnr Swanston and Collins Streets
Melbourne Town Hall is a landmark
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1869 - 1880
Original use: Public
Current use: Public
(to roof) : 45
(to pinnacle) : 50
number of floors : 6
Built in the Victorian period in the Second Empire style
Beautiful Second Empire styled building complete with square domes, intricate lace iron, rustication and an elegant Prince Alfred clock tower (added in 1869), and front portico (added in the 1880s). Pillastered Classical walls, with a Neo-Classical styled tower, elegantly similar to the post office tower in nearby Bourke Street.
Features of the Town Hall include the Prince Alfred clock tower, added in 1869 and the portico added in the 1880s.Architect: Joseph Reed
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