Crown Towers - 8 Whiteman Street. SOUTHBANK [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Crown Towers: 8 Whiteman Street, SOUTHBANK

Crown Towers
Crown Towers

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Building Profile

Name : Crown Towers

Location

Address: 8 Whiteman Street
City: SOUTHBANK

Postcode: 3006


Crown Towers is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1997
Original use: Club/Hotel/Coffee Palace
Current use: Club/Hotel/Coffee Palace

Height
(to roof) : 152
(to pinnacle) : 152
number of floors : 43

Built in the Nineties period in the Modern style

Notable features

An eliptical cylinder shaped building with an exposed rectangular elevator core. A facade with variation and complexity as well as depth facilitated by skillful use of glass and steel. A stunning revival of Modernist and Internationalist ideals in a post-modern era.

History

Architect: Daryl Jackson


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