Melbourne Mansions (demolished) - 95 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Melbourne Mansions: 95 Collins Street, MELBOURNE

Melbourne Mansions

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Building Profile

Name : Melbourne Mansions

Location

Address: 95 Collins Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Melbourne Mansions was a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1910~
Original use: Residential (Apartments)
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

number of floors : 5

Built in the Edwardian period in the Art Noveau style

Notable features

One of Melbournes best examples of Art Noveau architecture, the Melbourne mansions was one of Melbournes first apartment highrises built at the turn of the century at the Paris end of Collins Street. The curvy prodruding and recessed balconies and balustrades are accompanied by bay windows and an unusual crowning feature whilst the base was treated with neo-classical rustication.

History

Architect: Walter Butler and George Inskip


This building has been destroyed (1960~)

The Melbourne Mansions apartments were demolished in the 1960s to make way for the plaza of the Rio Tinto CRA building - Melbournes tallest at the time.



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