ACA Building: 118 - 126 Queen St, MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : ACA Building
LocationAddress: 118 - 126 Queen St
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1936
Original use: Office
Current use: Office
number of floors : 11
Built in the Interwar period in the Art-Deco style
The ACA building features typical Art-Deco vertical fins terminating in stepped forms, horizontal spandrels counterbalance the extreme upward emphasis. A central tower with faience terracotta provides the ACA building with moderne ornament. The ACA features striated pilasters rising through three floors to chevron capitals and finned buttresses that curve to a slight setback. Additional fins leap over and lock onto the parapet of the late thirties skyscraper.
HistoryArchitect: Hennessey & Hennessy
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