Commonwealth Offices - 4 Treasury Place. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Commonwealth Offices: 4 Treasury Place, MELBOURNE

Commonwealth Offices

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Building Profile

Name : Commonwealth Offices

Location

Address: 4 Treasury Place
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Construction Details

Built: 1912 - 1914
Original use: Office
Current use: Office

number of floors : 5

Built in the Edwardian period in the Edwardian Baroque style

Notable features

This building, framed in reinforced concrete for fire protection is significant as it was the first building to house Commonwealth public servants and the Prime Minister. Fitted out in English Baroque Revival, a rare style, the building is sympathetic to the neighbouring designs of Treasury Place.

History

Architect: John Smith Murdoch




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