Junction Hotel (demolished) - St Kilda Junction. ST KILDA [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Junction Hotel: St Kilda Junction, ST KILDA

Junction Hotel

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Building Profile

Name : Junction Hotel

Location

Address: St Kilda Junction
City: ST KILDA

Postcode: 3182


Junction Hotel was a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1888~
Original use: Club/Hotel/Coffee Palace
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

number of floors : 3

Built in the Victorian period in the Eclectic style

Notable features

An elaborate composition in a wedged shape eccentuating the unusual site of the junction and focussing on the corner tower which originates in an oriel and terminates in an eclectic Italianate / Mannerist spire with the elegance of Second Empire France. Meticulously detailed, a trademark expression of the Melbourne Boom Style.

History

Architect:


This building has been destroyed (1960~)

Demolished along with over 150 buildings in the region of the St Kilda Junction to make way for new underpass and bypass road construction.  The building was still standing for a short time after the construction.



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