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MACROBERTSON GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL

Location

350 KINGS WAY MELBOURNE, PORT PHILLIP CITY

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1641

Heritage Overlay Number

HO176

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

Amendment of Register of Government Buildings South Melbourne City MacRobertson Girls' High School, Kings Way, Albert Park. [Victoria Government Gazette No. G39 12 ... more

Statement of Significance

The MacRobertson Girls' High School at Albert Park, South Melbourne, was built in 1934 with funds donated by Sir MacPherson Robertson as a gift to the state of Victoria, celebrating the Centenary of its foundation. The building provided a permanent home for the former Melbourne Girls' High School, which was renamed in honour of its benefactor. The bold modern design, which had taken first prize in a strongly contested architectural competition for the new school, was ... more

Year Construction Started 1934
Architectural Style Interwar Period (c.1919-c.1940) Moderne
Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality PORT PHILLIP CITY

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