Manchester Unity Building - 220 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Manchester Unity Building: 220 Collins Street, MELBOURNE

Manchester Unity Building
Manchester Unity Building

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Building Profile

Name : Manchester Unity Building

Location

Address: 220 Collins Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Manchester Unity Building is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1932
Original use: Office
Current use: Residential (Apartments)

Height
(to roof) : 64
(to pinnacle) : 67
number of floors : 13

Built in the Interwar period in the Skyscraper Gothic style

Notable features

The Manchester Unity Buildings prominent Bell Tower modelled on the Chicago Tribune tower.

The Unity Building features terracotta clad fins for vertical emphasis.

Other detailed treatments give the Manchester Unity Building a Neo-Gothic look.

Photo contributions of the Manchester Unitys spectacular interiors would be much appreciated.

History

Architect: Marcus Barlow




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