Victorian College for the Deaf - 597 St Kilda Road. PRAHRAN [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Victorian College for the Deaf: 597 St Kilda Road, PRAHRAN

Victorian College for the Deaf
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Building Profile

Name : Victorian College for the Deaf

Location

Address: 597 St Kilda Road
City: PRAHRAN

Postcode: 3181


Victorian College for the Deaf is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1866
Original use: Education
Current use: Education

number of floors : 4

Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style

Notable features

Stunning bluestone and polychrome brickwork combination. An early example of neo-gothic with central tower and tourelle. Gables are notably picturesque. Prominent exposed butresses are notable, as are the cathedral-like floral tracery.

History

This Bluestone building, designed by Messrs Crouch and Wilson and built by Mr William Ireland, is both historically and architecturally significant, and is still in use to this day.

Architect: Crouch & Wilson




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