Agriculture Department Building - 3 Treasury Place. EAST MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Agriculture Department Building: 3 Treasury Place, EAST MELBOURNE

Agriculture Department Building

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Building Profile

Name : Agriculture Department Building

Location

Address: 3 Treasury Place
City: EAST MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3002


Construction Details

Built: 1906 - 1907
Original use: Public (Government)
Current use: Public (Government)

Built in the Edwardian period in the Renaissance Revival style

Notable features

The Agriculure Department building is a classical renaissance revival building in sympathy with other buildings on the Treasury Reserve. The building is in the Rundbogenstil style and a neo-Palladian effect featuring twin palazzo (in conjunction with the extension of 1907). The interior was remodelled in 1936 and an extension incorporating a theatre designed by Percy Everett was added in 1948 but then demolished in 1998.

History

Architect: George Watson


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