Metropolis Apartments: 480 St Kilda Road, MELBOURNE
Building ProfileName : Metropolis Apartments
LocationAddress: 480 St Kilda Road
Construction DetailsBuilt: 2002 - 2003
Original use: Residential (Apartments)
Current use: Residential (Apartments)
(to roof) : 60
Built in the Recent period in the Post-Modern style
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.
HistoryArchitect: Bruce Henderson
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