National Gallery of Victoria - 130-200 St Kilda Road. SOUTHBANK [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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National Gallery of Victoria: 130-200 St Kilda Road, SOUTHBANK

National Gallery of Victoria
National Gallery of Victoria

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Building Profile

Name : National Gallery of Victoria

Location

Address: 130-200 St Kilda Road
City: SOUTHBANK

Postcode: 3006


National Gallery of Victoria is a landmark

Construction Details

Built: 1962 - 1967
Original use: Library/Museum/Gallery
Current use: Library/Museum/Gallery

number of floors : 2

Built in the Sixties period in the Brutalist style

Notable features

Large bluestone facade with moat, water wall and sculptural features.

Famous for the Leonard French ceiling one of the world's largest pieces of suspended stained glass. The ceiling casts colourful light on the floor below.

History

Remodelled by architect Mario Bellini between 2001 and 2003.

Architect: Roy Grounds




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