Former Fourth Victoria Building: 243 Collins Street, MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : Former Fourth Victoria Building
Past Names : National Home Purchase Society
LocationAddress: 243 Collins Street
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1912
Original use: Office
Current use: Residential (Apartments)
number of floors : 6
Built in the Interwar period in the Art Noveau style
Highly unusual ornament. Seems to anticipate 20th Century Post-Modernism with the exaggerated rings holding up the balustrade feature, and original but minimalist design.
Restored and lions heads in the rings replaced in 2009Architect: Robert Haddon
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