National Bank: 271-285 Collins Street, MELBOURNE
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Building ProfileName : National Bank
LocationAddress: 271-285 Collins Street
National Bank is a landmark
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1927
Original use: Office
Current use: Office
number of floors : 10
Built in the Interwar period in the Chicagoesque style
A stretched stripped classical composition with a heavy Chicagoesque stone facade. Vertical emphasis marked by massively exaggerated 6 storey spanning giant order pilasters culminating in arches at key points and giant order and double columns at base and crown.
In 1930 it won two awards in the Herald Competition for the most beautiful building in Melbourne.Architect: A & K Henderson
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