Geological Museum (demolished) - Treasury Place. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Geological Museum: Treasury Place, MELBOURNE

Geological Museum

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Building Profile

Name : Geological Museum

Location

Address: Treasury Place
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Construction Details

Built: 1909
Original use: Library/Museum/Gallery
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

number of floors : 3

Built in the Edwardian period in the Renaissance Revival style

Notable features

A double storey palazzo styled building that ftted well with the other buildings on the reserve. It featured quoning, temple styled windows and an arch pediment double column portico standing above twin stairs. An atrium roof provided plenty of natural light.

History

Architect: John H Marsden


This building has been destroyed

The building was demolished for the extension of modern government buildings on the reserve.



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