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Status Complete
Type Mansion National trust
Location Manor Grove, Caulfield_North,_Victoria, China
Construction started ?
Completed ?
Cost $10 million (Mexican) (approximately US$3.4 million)
Roof 78.0 m (255.9 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 19
Floor area 24,596 square metres
Design and construction
Architect B. Flazer, Palmer and Turner
Developer Shanghai Land Investment Company
Structural engineer John William Barrow, Palmer and Turner
Main contractor Ye Guang Estate Property Company
Single by CocoRosie
from the album Grey Oceans
Released April 17, 2010
Genre Freak folk, Hiphop, Experimental

Sub Pop Records

Music video
"Lemonade" on YouTube

Mansions of victoria[edit]

(simplified Chinese: 百老汇大厦; traditional Chinese: 百老匯大廈; pinyin: Second Empire architecture Australian_residential_architectural_styles#Second_Empire)Alexander William Robertson,[1]Alexander William Robertson [2] It's been stated "since the day of its opening it had been one of the sights of Shanghai",[3] and was for over five decades one of the primary In the early 1970s, Labassa, a once-glorious, 19th century mansion in Caulfield, was slowly going to seed, but the hippy tenants loved it for its cheap rents and artistic vibe, and they gathered one day on a verandah for a snapshot.Read more: High-society-and-hippies-all-part-of-mansions-rich-history.[4] It was once its most visible landmark,[5] Completed in 1934, the same year as the Park Hotel, which is 19 feet taller, it was the

Shanghai, China.[6]


known as Sylliott Hill, which was begun in 1862-3 for lawyer, Richard A. Billing. Caulfield North was once home to many large Victorian mansions, most of which were demolished and subdivided, however a few remain, the most notable of which is Labassa, which is owned by the National Trust. The mansion was one of the filming locations for the 2002 film Queen of the Damned.

Many streets in the suburb were named in the late 1850s after Crimea War locations and people, for example, Cardigan, Canrobert, Inkerman, Alma, Raglan, and Balaclava.

The Caulfield North Post Office was opened on 26 March 1915.[7]

It was Shanghai's "closest approach to a modern American skyscraper."[8] It commands possibly the best view of the Bund and Huangpu.

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| Released       = April 17, 2010
| Genre          = Freak folk, Hiphop, Experimental
| Label          = Sub Pop Records

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Rippon Lea Estate is a historic property located in Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia. It is under the care of the National Trust of Australia. Image:Labassa front gates.JPG|right|thumb|The front gates of the Labassa estate]] Image:Rippon Lea.jpg|right|thumb|Rippon Lea today from the front lawn]] Image:Rippon lea.jpg|right|thumb|Rippon Lea in 1880]]

Second Empire[edit]

Second Empire was preferred for grander mansions. For the rich, particularly in the wealthier parts of the larger metropolitan areas, the style evoked images of French aristocracy. Although rare, examples can be found in the bigger cities. Distinctive features include towers, quoining, mansard and slate roofs, square domes dormer windows, iron cresting and rich classical details. In the Australian setting, domestic interpretations of the style often combined filigree elements such as cast iron verandahs.


The constituent organisations are:

Australian residential architectural styles Jurisdiction Founded Properties managed Properties owned Official website Notes
National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) New South Wales 1947[10] 18 38
National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Victoria 1956[10] 40 32
National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) Tasmania 1960 9 9
"Lemonade" on YouTube


  1. ^ Sidney Shapiro, Republic (New World Press, 1979):55.
  2. ^ Dmitri Kessel, .
  3. ^ Noël Barber, The Fall of Shanghai: The Communist Take-over in 1949 (Macmillan, 1979):96.
  4. ^
  5. ^ Sidney Shapiro, An American in China: Thirty Years in the People's Republic (New World Press, 1979):55.
  6. ^ It is described in 1993 as "Shanghai's best known building"; see "Shanghai", The New Encyclopædia Britannica, 15th ed., Vol. 27 (Encyclopædia Britannica, 1993):274;
  7. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008 
  8. ^ Bruce Douglass and Ross Terrill, China and Ourselves: Explorations and Revisions by a New Generation (Beacon Press, 1971):90.
  9. ^
  10. ^ a b Cite error: The named reference OCAH was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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