Royal Insurance Group Building: 430 - 444 Collins Street, MELBOURNE
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Building ProfileName : Royal Insurance Group Building
LocationAddress: 430 - 444 Collins Street
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1964 - 1965
Original use: Office
Current use: Office
number of floors : 17
Built in the Sixties period in the Modern style
Sleek, vertically emphasized black office tower with narrow mullions and thick spandrels, open modern base set back from the street with a small plaza (permitted by plot ratio regulation). THe building shows the influences of Mies Van Der Rohes Federal Center in Chicago (1964) and earlier Seagram building in New York (1958).
HistoryArchitect: Yuncken Freeman
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