VICTORIAN ARTS CENTRE

Location

100 ST KILDA ROAD SOUTHBANK, MELBOURNE CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1500

Heritage Overlay Number

HO760

Level of Significance

Registered

78794

Extent of Registration

Heritage Act 2017

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION

As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act 2017, I give notice under section 53 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended by modifying a place in the Heritage Register:

Number: H1500

Category: Registered Place, Registered Objects Integral to a Registered Place

Place: Victorian Arts Centre

Location: 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank

Municipality: Melbourne City

All of the place shown hatched on Diagram 1500 encompassing all of Crown Allotment 3 Parish of Melbourne South; Crown Allotment 2342 Parish of Melbourne South; Crown Allotment 2341 Parish of Melbourne South; Crown Allotment 2336 Parish of Melbourne South; and part of Crown Allotment 13F, Section C, Parish of Melbourne South; and all of the objects integral to the place which are listed in the four inventories held by the Executive Director.

STEVEN AVERY

Executive Director

Statement of Significance

WHAT IS SIGNIFICANT?

The Victorian Arts Centre including the land, all buildings (including the exteriors and interiors), trees, hard landscape elements, gardens, all fixtures attached to the building at the time of registration including light fittings, built-in furniture, decorative elements and wall, ceiling and floor finishes. The registration also includes objects integral to the place including paintings, sculptures, furniture and archival objects.

HOW IS IT SIGNIFICANT?

The Victorian Arts Centre is of aesthetic, architectural, historical, scientific and social significance to the State of Victoria. It satisfies the following criterion for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register:

Criterion A

Importance to the course, or pattern, of Victoria's cultural history.

Criterion B

Possession of uncommon, rare or endangered aspects of Victoria's cultural history.

Criterion D

Importance in demonstrating the principal characteristics of a class of cultural places and objects.

Criterion E

Importance in exhibiting particular aesthetic characteristics.

Criterion F

Importance in demonstrating a high degree of creative or technical achievement at a particular period.

Criterion G

Strong or special association with a particular present-day community or cultural group for social, cultural or spiritual reasons.

Criterion H

Special association with the life or works of a person, or group of persons, of importance in Victoria's history.

Year Construction Started 1973
Architectural Style Late Twentieth Century (c.1960-c.2000) Structuralist; Late Twentieth Century (c.1960-c.2000) Structuralist
Heritage Act Categories Registered place; Registered object integral to a registered place
Municipality MELBOURNE CITY

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