The Menzies Hotel: 140 William Street, MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : The Menzies Hotel
LocationAddress: 140 William Street
The Menzies Hotel was a landmark
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1867
Original use: Club/Hotel/Coffee Palace
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable
number of floors : 5
Built in the Victorian period in the Second Empire style
Built in 1867 in time for the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh. Remodelled in the high Victorian 1880s to an unusual eclectic Second Empire ornamentation. Built in 6 months, the hotel was one of the worlds foremost and finest. Host to Alexander Graham Bell, Herbert Hoover, Dame Nellie Melba and General Douglas Macarthur.
HistoryArchitect: Reed & Barnes
This building has been destroyed (1969)
Demolished to make way for BHP plaza.
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