Victoria Brewery - 388-442 Victoria Parade. EAST MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Victoria Brewery: 388-442 Victoria Parade, EAST MELBOURNE

Victoria Brewery
Victoria Brewery

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Building Profile

Name : Victoria Brewery

Location

Address: 388-442 Victoria Parade
City: EAST MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3002


Victoria Brewery is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1882
Original use: Industrial
Current use: Residential (Apartments)

number of floors : 3

Built in the Victorian period in the Eclectic style

Notable features

The Victoria Brewery demonstrates a mixture of styles in a render and brick composition on a rustic bluestone base. Queen Anne, castellated Tudor Gothic and Romanesque are all represented. An undulating facade with towers and an arched gateway feature in the clever design. The castellation has a dramatic effect on the skyline. William Pitts early industrial designs demonstrate his versatility and skill.

History

Redeveloped in 2007 into apartments when the mansard roof was reinstated to the old facade.

Architect: William Pitt




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