The Britannia (demolished) - 284 Bourke Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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The Britannia: 284 Bourke Street, MELBOURNE

The Britannia

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Building Profile

Name : The Britannia

Location

Address: 284 Bourke Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Construction Details

Built: 1910~
Original use: Theatre
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

number of floors : 3

Built in the Edwardian period in the Art Noveau style

Notable features

A stunning composition of Art Noveau, freestyle classical and Art Deco elements with a giant entry arch. A central Roman statuette grotesque dominates the roofline. The building is crowned by a classical Greek temple motif in true theatrical fashion.

History

Architect:


This building has been destroyed (1950~)

Demolished to make way for the Centrepoint shopping complex.



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