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Shell Corner (demolished) - William Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Shell Corner: William Street, MELBOURNE

Shell Corner

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Building Profile

Name : Shell Corner

Location

Address: William Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Construction Details

Built: 1935~
Original use: Office
Current use:

number of floors : 10

Built in the Interwar period in the Art-Deco style

Notable features

A combination of palazzo, stipped classical and art deco, this building is tiled in terracotta with vertical emphasis. Although its design is credited to Kingsley Henderson, it has similarities in its facade composition to the Shell Building in San Francisco, designed by George Kelham three years earlier.

History

Architect: Kingsley Henderson


This building has been destroyed (1989~)

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