Collingwood Post Office: 174-180 Smith Street, COLLINGWOOD
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Building ProfileName : Collingwood Post Office
LocationAddress: 174-180 Smith Street
Collingwood Post Office is a landmark
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1891 - 1892
Original use: Public
Current use: Public
Built in the Edwardian period in the Mannerist style
The former post office facade, which comprises a deep recessed loggia with central mansardesque tower is a well designed example of the Victorian mannerist style. The facade arranges conventional tectonic elements in an unusual and playful manner. It is during the late nineteenth centrury. The addition of 1892 is also an early example of accadism; the balance of the building, to the rear of the facade is of relatively less significance.
HistoryArchitect: John H Marsden
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