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PostPosted: 08 Nov 2006, 17:36 
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G'day there,
I was wondering if anyone can help me with info.
regarding the building opposite the town hall
I have been fascinated with building since I was a very wee lad.
(When Bourke street was a street and not a mall)
Its been a very long time since I was last in the city
but I can add that the building concerned has/had? a Hungry Jack
'restaurant' in the basement.

As a child I always associted this building with Batman! :D
Stop laughing I can't remember why, only the vivid image.
:oops:

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I think you might find this thread interesting.

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thank you Mugley,

I heard a story that when the tower apartment was sold some time ago
it included the original board room intact with the original huge boardroom table. Which was too big to get out without breaking it up, so it stayed.
Don't know if there is any truth to the story I would like to believe it.

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Ah, you'd be wanting this thread. The boardroom apartment is separate from the penthouse/tower one.

The boardroom table and chairs are heritage listed. You'd probably need to knock a hole in the wall and use a crane to get the table out.

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rooboy67 wrote:
G'day there,
I was wondering if anyone can help me with info.
regarding the building opposite the town hall
I have been fascinated with building since I was a very wee lad.
(When Bourke street was a street and not a mall)
Its been a very long time since I was last in the city
but I can add that the building concerned has/had? a Hungry Jack
'restaurant' in the basement.

As a child I always associted this building with Batman! :D
Stop laughing I can't remember why, only the vivid image.
:oops:


batman ?

I presume you mean Batman the comic character and not the founder of Melbourne, John Batman ...

I guess it is a bit Gotham.


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PostPosted: 09 Nov 2006, 16:15 
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To a child under 10 there is only 1 Batman.
I have never really given it any thought except that memory has stayed with me every time I see the building.
I guess it is the Gothic Gotham city look and the tower.

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rooboy67 wrote:
G'day there,
I was wondering if anyone can help me with info.
regarding the building opposite the town hall
I have been fascinated with building since I was a very wee lad.
(When Bourke street was a street and not a mall)
Its been a very long time since I was last in the city
but I can add that the building concerned has/had? a Hungry Jack
'restaurant' in the basement.

As a child I always associted this building with Batman! :D
Stop laughing I can't remember why, only the vivid image.
:oops:


batman ?

I presume you mean Batman the comic character and not the founder of Melbourne, John Batman ...

I guess it is a bit Gotham.

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