The Strand Hotel (demolished) - Elizabeth Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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The Strand Hotel: Elizabeth Street, MELBOURNE

The Strand Hotel

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Building Profile

Name : The Strand Hotel

Location

Address: Elizabeth Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


The Strand Hotel was a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1920~
Original use: Club/Hotel/Coffee Palace
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

number of floors : 11

Built in the Interwar period in the Art-Deco style

Notable features

This tall hotel was Moorish in style, similar to Majorca House on Flinders Lane. Formed an unusual relationship with Leonard House (1924) and contributing greatly to the character of lower Elizabeth Street.

History

Architect: Sydney Smith, Ogg & Serpell


This building has been destroyed

National Bank ordered the demolition of the building in the early 1970s to make way for a new office block.



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