Optus Centre - tower
|Tallest in Melbourne from 1975 to 1977[I]|
|Preceded by||140 William Street|
|Surpassed by||Nauru House|
|Roof||153 m (502 ft)|
The Optus Centre is located at 367 Collins Street, Melbourne. Standing 153 metres tall, it incorporates 34 floors, and was completed in 1975. The main foyer, and mezzanine areas are home to cafes and a branch of the Commonwealth Bank.
Originally an office building for the Commonwealth Bank, the tower was the tallest building in Melbourne when completed, eclipsing the former BHP House by 1 metre. It was overtaken two years later with the completion of the 52-storey Nauru House.
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