Address: 1 Nicholson Street, East Melbourne
Opening Hours: 10am to 4pm - Saturday and Sunday
What's Open: Entry to the building is now via Albert Street. (The original entrance was through the gardens off Nicholson Street. The foyer was sympathetically remodelled in 1989 by the original architects Bates Smart.) After viewing the foyer, visitors are taken to Level 6 and given a tour of the Bates Smart architectural office. Architectural models, a short film and drawings will be on display. An additional highlight is the view of the city and nearby gardens.
Special Note: No photography in the foyer.
Frequency Of Tours: Every 10 minutes.
Building Type: Work Places Studio
Year Built: 1958
Architect: Bates Smart McCutcheon
Tram Stops: Stop 10: Albert Street and Nicholson Street on routes 86, 95 and 96
At 84m, this building set a new precedent in height controls in the city when completed in 1958.
City of Melbourne 1200 Buildings Program
Environmentally Sustainable Design
Included on either the Victorian Heritage Register, Heritage Council. Classified by the National Trust, Australia (Victoria) or included on the CIty of Melbourne Heritage Overlay
Rooftop or Significant City Views