Burke and Wills Hotel (demolished) - 161 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Burke and Wills Hotel: 161 Collins Street, MELBOURNE

Burke and Wills Hotel
Burke and Wills Hotel

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Building Profile

Name : Burke and Wills Hotel

Location

Address: 161 Collins Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Burke and Wills Hotel was a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1880~
Original use: Club/Hotel/Coffee Palace
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

Built in the Victorian period in the Eclectic style

Notable features

The Burke and Wills hotel was an eclectic design that featured a corner tower and turret with an undulating faceted facade. The building overlooked the Queen Victoria Federation celebrations arch at the turn of the century.

History

Architect:


This building has been destroyed (1927)

The grand old Burke and Wills hotel was demolished in 1927 to make way for the T&G tower, a most worthy substitution.



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