Collingwood Town Hall
The hall was built between 1885 and 1890 to the design of local architects George R. Johnson in the Second Empire style, rich in detail and prominent mansard roofs and pyramid domes. It is widely considered one of the finest Town Halls in Australia, and, along with the Sydney Town Hall and South Melbourne Town Hall, one of the best example of the style in Australia.
Fire destroyed the interiors in the 1920s, which were significantly remodelled at the time in an Art Deco style.
After the amalgamatian of the City of Collingwood with the City of Fitzroy and the City of Richmond in 1994 to form the City of Yarra, the Town Hall now functions as secondary offices for the new City.
Collingwood Town Hall is now a used for special functions and as an exhibition space.
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