Metropolis Apartments - 480 St Kilda Road. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Metropolis Apartments: 480 St Kilda Road, MELBOURNE

Metropolis Apartments

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Building Profile

Name : Metropolis Apartments

Location

Address: 480 St Kilda Road
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Construction Details

Built: 2002 - 2003
Original use: Residential (Apartments)
Current use: Residential (Apartments)

(to roof) : 60

Built in the Recent period in the Post-Modern style

Notable features

The Metropolis apartments on St Kilda Road is an art-deco inspired post modern design which has defied the current trend in modernism to find a niche in the apartment market. The Metropolis building is crowned by a series of horizontally emphasizing balconies mimicking the moderne style and broken by a vertical fins that orignate at ground level for a soaring effect at street level which acts to soften the bulk of the building.

History

Architect: Bruce Henderson


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