Metropolitan Meat Market: 1-3 Blackwood Street, NORTH MELBOURNE
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Building ProfileName : Metropolitan Meat Market
LocationAddress: 1-3 Blackwood Street
City: NORTH MELBOURNE
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1879 - 1880
Original use: Commercial
Current use: Commercial
number of floors : 2
Built in the Victorian period in the Mannerist style
The complex comprises a market hall with 16m span timber arches and a perimeter structure with offices, shops, bank, hotel and cooling chambers (added 1889-90). Other major additions were made in 1906-8 and 1918-22 (arches: Gibbs and Finlay). The two storey rendered brick facades are decorated with the giant Corinthian order.
HistoryArchitect: G R Johnson
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