Primary School No. 1253: 283-304 Dorcas Street, SOUTH MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : Primary School No. 1253
LocationAddress: 283-304 Dorcas Street
City: SOUTH MELBOURNE
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1880
Original use: Education
Current use: Residential (Apartments)
number of floors : 2
Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style
The Dorcas Street Primary School is a Tudor style, two-storey, polychrome brick building in pavilion form. The school was constructed in 1880 to a design by architect Charles Webb, as a result of winning a competition, and was originally intended to accommodate over 1000 pupils.
HistoryArchitect: Charles Webb
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