Cromwell Building (demolished) - 360 Bourke Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Cromwell Building: 360 Bourke Street, MELBOURNE

Cromwell Building

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Building Profile

Name : Cromwell Building

Location

Address: 360 Bourke Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Cromwell Building was a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1886~
Original use: Office
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

number of floors : 6

Built in the Victorian period in the Mannerist style

Notable features

A highly decorative mannerist composition with an undulating and complex facade crowned by a series of large urns and a mixture of pediments. A notable building for its use of asymmetry, italianate oriel, and round windows toward the top of the facade. Of the mould of the surviving Block Arcade and RESI chambers.

History

Architect:


This building has been destroyed

Demolished in the 1970s for a medium sized brown brick office tower which was itself demolished less than 20 years later to become a 3 storey shopping complex.



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