Port Melbourne Town Hall - 333 Bay Street. PORT MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Port Melbourne Town Hall: 333 Bay Street, PORT MELBOURNE

Port Melbourne Town Hall

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Building Profile

Name : Port Melbourne Town Hall

Location

Address: 333 Bay Street
City: PORT MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3207


Construction Details

Built: 1882
Original use: Hall
Current use: Hall

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Academic Classical style

Notable features

The Town Hall survives substantialy intact as shown in an illustration of 1882, except that the cement render has been painted. The architect Mr J J Wild employed free Classical architectural motifs in the form of two projecting end pavilions and a central tower, unified at ground floor level by an arcaded loggia surmounted by balustrading. The cast iron fencing at the sides is in very good condition. The facade of the rear 1915 wing survives in original condition.

History

After the amalgamatian of the City of Port Melbourne with the City of South Melbourne and the City of St Kilda in 1994 to form the City of Port Phillip, the Town Hall now functions as secondary offices for the new Port Phillip City Council (City of Port Phillip).

Architect: J J Wild




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