Hotel Australia (demolished) - 262-270 Collins Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Hotel Australia: 262-270 Collins Street, MELBOURNE

Hotel Australia

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Building Profile

Name : Hotel Australia

Location

Address: 262-270 Collins Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Hotel Australia was a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1940~
Original use: Club/Hotel/Coffee Palace
Current use: Not Used or Not Applicable

number of floors : 12

Built in the Forties period in the Functionalist/Moderne style

Notable features

A late moderne building that won acclaim and awards for its strikingly modern foyer. The hotel was for many years the premier hotel in Melbourne, and was made especially prominent during the 1956 Olympics as one of a handful of established - but modern - hotels in the city.

History

Architect: Stephenson Turner


This building has been destroyed (1970~)

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