Mutual Store - 256 Flinders Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Mutual Store: 256 Flinders Street, MELBOURNE

Mutual Store
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Building Profile

Name : Mutual Store

Location

Address: 256 Flinders Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Construction Details

Built: 1891
Original use: Commercial
Current use: Residential (Apartments)

number of floors : 6

Built in the Victorian period in the Mannerist style

Notable features

The mutual store is a a complex mannerist folding facade in the vein of the Block arcade. The building features two large broken pediments on either side of a central faceted bay crowned by a single baroque round opening over which a seated statue presides. The building features a variety of window openings and sash styles.

History

Architect: Reed, Smart and Tappin




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