BHP House (140 William) - 140 William Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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BHP House (140 William): 140 William Street, MELBOURNE

BHP House (140 William)

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Building Profile

Name : BHP House (140 William)

Location

Address: 140 William Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


BHP House (140 William) is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1967 - 1972
Original use: Office
Current use: Office

Height
(to roof) : 152
(to pinnacle) : 152
number of floors : 41

Built in the Sixties period in the Modern style

Notable features

Former BHP House is a smooth steel and glass prism reticulated by a graphic statement of the structural frame.

The building was erected on the site of the Menzies Hotel as the new home for mining giant BHP steel and quickly became a new Melbourne urban icon.

History

Architect: Yuncken Freeman, Skidmore Owings & Merril




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