Mitchell House, Melbourne

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Mitchell House
Mitchell House, Melbourne.jpg
General information
Location352-362 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Australia
Coordinates37°48′44″S 144°57′43″E / 37.8122°S 144.9619°E / -37.8122; 144.9619Coordinates: 37°48′44″S 144°57′43″E / 37.8122°S 144.9619°E / -37.8122; 144.9619
Completed1937
ClientThos. Mitchell & Co
Design and construction
ArchitectHarry Norris

Mitchell House is a six-storey Streamline Moderne art-deco commercial building in Melbourne, Australia. It was designed as a ten-storey building of 132 ft (40 meters), which was the height limit at that time. Only six storeys were built.[1]

The building is located on the corner of Lonsdale Street and Elizabeth Street. Its exact address is at 352-362 Lonsdale Street.

Australian architect Harry Norris planned a ten-storey building, the top four floors of which were never added to the first stage, which was completed in 1937. His client, Thos. Mitchell & Co, manufactured and distributed brushes.

The building was classified on 9 July 1987 and added to the Victorian Heritage Database[2] and that of the National Trust.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Architecture photography and story of Mitchell House, a Art Deco Building in Melbourne". Wolf Nitch. Retrieved 26 August 2020.
  2. ^ Mitchell House at Victorian Heritage Database
  3. ^ Mitchell House at National Trust (Victoria) database. Accessed 21 October 2013