Emily McPherson College (RMIT) - 379-405 Russell Street. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Emily McPherson College (RMIT): 379-405 Russell Street, MELBOURNE

Emily McPherson College (RMIT)

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Building Profile

Name : Emily McPherson College (RMIT)

Location

Address: 379-405 Russell Street
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3000


Construction Details

Built: 1927
Original use: Education
Current use: Education

number of floors : 2

Built in the Interwar period in the Beaux Arts style

Notable features

The original building fronting Russell Street was officially opened by Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York on 27 April 1927. Architect: Evan Smith, Government Architect. In 1930 the building was awarded the second only RVIA Street Architecture Medal.

History

The Ethel Margaret McPherson wing (fronting Franklin Street) was opened on 16 August 1950. Architect: Percy E Everett, Chief Architect of Public Works Department of Victoria.

Architect: Evan Smith




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