RESI Chambers - 345-349 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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RESI Chambers: 345-349 Collins Street, MELBOURNE

RESI Chambers
RESI Chambers
RESI Chambers
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Building Profile

Name : RESI Chambers
Past Names : Former Mercantile Bank, Bank of Melbourne

Location

Address: 345-349 Collins Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Construction Details

Built: 1888
Original use: Office
Current use: Office

number of floors : 5

Built in the Victorian period in the Mannerist style

Notable features

Eccentric classical composition with diverse treatement of pediment features. This is one of the best examples of High Victorian freestyle Mannerist architecture in Australia. The uniquely elaborate dome and cupola feature and with twin square accompanying domes were removed in the 1930s. The original building followed strongly the baroque tradition.

History

Architect: Wight & Lucas




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