Former Fourth Victoria Building - 243 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
Walking Melbourne

Former Fourth Victoria Building: 243 Collins Street, MELBOURNE

Former Fourth Victoria Building

Click for full size

Building Profile

Name : Former Fourth Victoria Building
Past Names : National Home Purchase Society


Address: 243 Collins Street

Postcode: 3000

Construction Details

Built: 1912
Original use: Office
Current use: Residential (Apartments)

number of floors : 6

Built in the Interwar period in the Art Noveau style

Notable features

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 2009

Architect: Robert Haddon

Former Fourth Victoria Building is classified by:

Did you find what you were looking for ?
Discuss Former Fourth Victoria Building in the Walking Melbourne Forum

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Index
Web Hosting by RipeFruit