Royal Institute for the Blind - 557-563 St Kilda Road. PRAHRAN [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Royal Institute for the Blind: 557-563 St Kilda Road, PRAHRAN

Royal Institute for the Blind
Royal Institute for the Blind
Royal Institute for the Blind
Royal Institute for the Blind
Royal Institute for the Blind

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Building Profile

Name : Royal Institute for the Blind

Location

Address: 557-563 St Kilda Road
City: PRAHRAN

Postcode: 3181


Construction Details

Built: 1876
Original use: Education
Current use: Education

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style

Notable features

The building, in the Tudor-Gothic style, is constructed of bluestone with brick quoins and cement dressings. It is arranged about a central four storey tower, flanked successively by three storey and two storey pavilions. Also part of the complex is a two storey face brick building with hipped roof constructed in 1921.

History

Architect: Crouch & Wilson




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