Watts Orient Hotel (demolished) - 260 Bourke Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Watts Orient Hotel: 260 Bourke Street, MELBOURNE

Watts Orient Hotel

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Building Profile

Name : Watts Orient Hotel

Location

Address: 260 Bourke Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Watts Orient Hotel was a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1880~
Original use: Club/Hotel/Coffee Palace
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

number of floors : 4

Built in the Victorian period in the Eclectic style

Notable features

An Oriental Islamic inspired building, completely unique in style for a cosmopolitain feeling hotel.

History

Architect:


This building has been destroyed (1930~)

Demolished to make way for Foy & Gibson retailing premises.



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