Yarra Park State School No.1406 - 1055 Punt Road. EAST MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Yarra Park State School No.1406: 1055 Punt Road, EAST MELBOURNE

Yarra Park State School No.1406
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Yarra Park State School No.1406
Yarra Park State School No.1406
Yarra Park State School No.1406
Yarra Park State School No.1406

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Building Profile

Name : Yarra Park State School No.1406

Location

Address: 1055 Punt Road
City: EAST MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3002


Construction Details

Built: 1874 - 1877
Original use: Education
Current use: Residential (Apartments)

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Neo-Gothic style

Notable features

Tudor styled building in polychrome brick with restrained ornament.

History

One of 13 competition prize winning designs by private architects at the commencement of government school building, under the new Education Act of 1872.  Built by James Gillon, the west wing was opened in 1874 and the east wing was added in 1877.

Architect: Charles Webb




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