BHP House (140 William): 140 William Street, MELBOURNE
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Building ProfileName : BHP House (140 William)
LocationAddress: 140 William Street
BHP House (140 William) is a landmark
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1967 - 1972
Original use: Office
Current use: Office
(to roof) : 152
(to pinnacle) : 152
number of floors : 41
Built in the Sixties period in the Modern style
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.
HistoryArchitect: Yuncken Freeman, Skidmore Owings & Merril
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