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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
Shell Corner
Shell Corner
Shell Corner
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Building Profile

Name : Shell Corner


Address: William Street

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.


Architect: Kingsley Henderson

This building has been destroyed (1989~)

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