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


Address: 161 Collins Street

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.



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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