Braille Library and Hall - 31-51 Commercial Road. SOUTH YARRA [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Braille Library and Hall: 31-51 Commercial Road, SOUTH YARRA

Braille Library and Hall

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Building Profile

Name : Braille Library and Hall

Location

Address: 31-51 Commercial Road
City: SOUTH YARRA

Postcode: 3141


Braille Library and Hall is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1918 - 1919
Original use: Library/Museum/Gallery
Current use: Library/Museum/Gallery

Built in the Edwardian period in the Queen Anne style

Notable features

The Braille Library and the Braille Hall are of architectural significance as designs of the noted architectural firm of A & K Henderson. The library building, with its domed interior space reminiscent of the much larger domed reading room of the Public Library, is an interesting, purpose designed building which is highly intact.

History

Architect: A & K Henderson


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