List of Art Deco buildings in Tasmania

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This list of Art Deco buildings in Tasmaniaincludes historically significant Art Deco buildings in Tasmania.

Art Deco is a loose term, that may include:

  • Interwar Free Classicism (Deco Free Classicism): using classical motifs largely as decoration, in a very stylised or abstracted manner, with little reference to the norms of the classical language
  • Jazz Moderne [Zig-Zag Moderne]: No particular classical references. Angular lines and vertical emphasis. Somewhat related to ‘Skyscraper Gothic’.
  • Streamlined Moderne: No particular classical references. Curved lines and horizontal emphasis. Related to the ‘streamlining’ of contemporary forms of transport.

Office and commercial buildings[edit]

  • Commonwealth Bank Building, Hobart, Elizabeth Street, Hobart
  • Hobart Mercury Building, Hobart
  • Hydro-Electric Commission Building, Davey Street, Hobart
  • Prudential Insurance Building, Elizabeth Street, Hobart
  • T&G Insurance Building, Hobart
  • Former Government Printer, 2-4 Salamanca Place, Hobart
  • Holyman House, corner of Brisbane and George Street, Launceston
  • Hotel Charles (Old Launceston General Hospital), Launceston
  • Park Hotel, Invermay Road, Launceston
  • Former Tasmania Savings Bank, Invermay Road, Launceston
  • Holmes Building, corner Brisbane and Charles Street, Launceston
  • Duncan House, Launceston
  • Princess Theatre, Launceston
  • Alfred Harrap Building, corner of Tamar and Cimitier Street, Launceston
  • Shepherds Bakery, corner Quadrant and St John Street, Launceston
  • Medibank House, St John Street, Launceston
  • Lucks Corner, corner Patterson and George Street, Launceston
  • Star Theatre (now St Vincent De Pauls), Invermay Road, Launceston
  • Rapson Tyre Factory, west end of Gleadow Street, Invermay, Launceston
  • Deacons Corner, corner Lytton Street and Invermay Road, Invermay, Launceston
  • Legacy House, Launceston

Institutional buildings[edit]