Victoria Carpark: 181-191 Little Collins Street, MELBOURNE
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Building ProfileName : Victoria Carpark
LocationAddress: 181-191 Little Collins Street
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1938
Original use: Carpark
Current use: Carpark
number of floors : 4
Built in the Interwar period in the Functionalist/Moderne style
Stark moderne design featuring large spans of wide Corbusian windows and prominent vertical corner element highlighted by strip windows.
Victoria Carpark is Melbourne's first multi-storey carpark constructed of reinforced concrete, a type of structure which became widespread in postwar years as use of private motor vehicles escalated.
Despite being heritage registered. A heritage permit was granted to demolish all but the facade of the carpark in 2006 while other neighbouring buildings were given council approval for demolition.Architect: 1938
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