Grainger Museum (Melbourne University) - 156-292 Grattan Street. PARKVILLE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Grainger Museum (Melbourne University): 156-292 Grattan Street, PARKVILLE

Grainger Museum (Melbourne University)

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Building Profile

Name : Grainger Museum (Melbourne University)
Past Names : University of Melbourne

Location

Address: 156-292 Grattan Street
City: PARKVILLE

Postcode: 3052


Construction Details

Built: 1935
Original use: Library/Museum/Gallery
Current use: Library/Museum/Gallery

number of floors : 1

Built in the Interwar period in the Stripped Classical style

Notable features

The original 1935 building is a single storey brick pavilion with central entrance doorway, glass block clerestory windows and a hipped roof covered with terra cotta tiles. The bricks were specially textured ‘Evans' colour blend bricks.

History

Architect: John S Gawler




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