Majella Mansion - 473-475 St Kilda Road . MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Majella Mansion: 473-475 St Kilda Road , MELBOURNE

Majella Mansion
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Building Profile

Name : Majella Mansion

Location

Address: 473-475 St Kilda Road
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3004


Construction Details

Built: 1913
Original use: Residential (Mansion)
Current use: Office

number of floors : 2

Built in the Edwardian period in the Edwardian Baroque style

Notable features

Large edwardian mansion with cruved features and prominent gables.

History

After the death of its owner James Alston in 1943, Majella was used as offices including the offices of the Australian Broadcasting Commission (1951-72).  It was preserved as part of an apartment redevelopment to the rear.  Majella is the last remaining mansion on St Kilda Road built in the 20th Century.

 

Architect: Arthur Peck




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