Alcaston House, Collins st entrance interiors
Victor Horsley Chambers, 12 Collins St c 1920
An early example of Georgian Revival during the inter-war years, Victor Horsley Chambers was built and continues to be used for specialist medical suites, continuing the tradtion of the precinct of doctors houses and offices that lined the east end of Collins st in the late 19th century. The architecture deliberately draws inspiration from the Georgian townhouses that line London’s Harley...
Chanonry, 16 Collins st c. 1911
Edwardian Baroque design by Bates Peebles and Smart Architects (a firm responsible for generations of Melbourne landmarks, from the State Library and Royal Exhibtion building, to Federation Square and the Crown Casino, more about them in future posts) featuring Lion gargoyles high above the street, the interiors are somewhat altered, but feature the original decorative iron liftcage