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POLICE HEADQUARTERS COMPLEX

Location

336-376 RUSSELL STREET MELBOURNE, Melbourne City

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H0913

Heritage Overlay Number

HO488

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

AMENDMENT OF REGISTER OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS Historic Building No. 913. Police Headquarters, 336-376 Russell Street, Melbourne (To the extent of- 1. The building known as ... more

Statement of Significance

The former Police Headquarters Complex was built in stages between 1940 and 1943 to the design of Public Works Department architect Percy Everett. The construction is reinforced concrete with face brick curtain walls on a plinth of Mt Difficult sandstone. Mainly cream bricks were used with salt-glazed manganese brown bricks in spandrel panels below the windows. The windows are metal framed and their narrowness emphasises the vertical accent of the complex. The main facade is ... more

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

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