Palais de danse (demolished) - Lower Esplanade. ST KILDA [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Palais de danse: Lower Esplanade, ST KILDA

Palais de danse
Palais de danse

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Building Profile

Name : Palais de danse

Location

Address: Lower Esplanade
City: ST KILDA

Postcode: 3182


Construction Details

Built: 1925
Original use: Hall
Current use: Hall

number of floors : 2

Built in the Interwar period in the Art Noveau style

Notable features

An Art Noveau inspired dance hall. Part of a 1920s entertainment centre which includes the Palais Theatre and Luna Park amusement centre. Originally featured 2 Baroque styled towers, similar to those of nearby Turkish Baths, Luna Park and Palais Theatre, creating a consistent theme for the precinct.

History

Architect: Walter Burley Griffin


This building has been destroyed (1970~)

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