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CBD | La Trobe Tower | 323 La Trobe Street | 137m | 43L | Residential

Mark Baljak's picture
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323-331 La Trobe Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000
3/07/2013
Demolition of the existing building and the construction of a multi-storey building, and a waiver of the loading and unloading requirements

41L & 205 apartments - looks like another Rothe Lowman design next door to The Carlson

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Peter Maltezos's picture

If all four proposals (Eporo Tower, The Carlson, 323 La Trobe Street and the Celtic Club Tower) are built, it would almost be a wall to wall skyscraper cliff edge on the south side of La Trobe Street between Elizabeth and Queen Streets.

 

Eporo

 

The Carlson

Celtic Club Tower

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Laurence Dragomir's picture

I may need to model all of those together at some stage.

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Ryan Seychell's picture

This one will have 207 one and two bedroom apartments, costing $95 million. Will go to market early next year.

 

 

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MelbourneGuy's picture

I don't mind the pattern at the front of the building.

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Qantas743's picture

Very elegant building.

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Melbourne_Fragments's picture

mmm quickly dirtying glass framed by cheap looking plasticy grey, so glad they are knocking down an art deco building and putting guilford lane into shadow for it

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Peter Maltezos's picture

^^ I prefer this proposal over what is currently there.

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Mark Baljak's picture

new images

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Melbourne_Fragments's picture

Could be an interesting building, but could be easily let down if cheap materials are used, will the blades be nice and metallic or cheap plasticy?
Want to also see the rear, as per this article we'll likely see Guildord lane lose a brick wall in favour of sterile loading bay

https://urbanmelbourne.info/design/2014/02/13/setting-a-disturbing-prece...

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Peter Maltezos's picture

The renders look like it will be metallic (aluminium or stainless steel).

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Melbourne_Fragments's picture

and we know the finished building will always look just as good as the initial renders ;)

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Ryan Seychell's picture

To be known as La Trobe Tower. Pre-launch advertising has begun.

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Out to tender

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Mark Baljak's picture

this is over 70% sold, started sales later than 321 La Trobe and will commence construction prior

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Ryan Seychell's picture

Different developers, same architect?

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Mark Baljak's picture

Different developers, same architect. Hutchinson are building 321 for $30.65M but are using 323 as site office for now

Watpac, HM, Hutchies, LU and Icon vying for 323 at the moment

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Mark Baljak's picture

unrealised scheme

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Bilby's picture

So much heritage built fabric being lost in Melbourne now - its becoming a lost cause. We are fast realising the 'poor cousin to Europe or America' insecurity that led to all of this destruction through the devaluation of our local heritage in the first place - soon there really will be 'nothing special' about Melbourne in comparison with other world cities that have retained their links to the past.

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Mark Baljak's picture

^^ the frontage to la trobe is completely unremarkable right? its the laneway to the rear and loss of scale of the low-rise precinct that's a worry

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Melbourne_Fragments's picture

^ Guildford lane being surrounded by concrete walls is a big worry. the frontage to La Trobe is a nice art deco garage building though, I'd like to see it stay and restored like many similar to it in North Melbourne with apartments behind the shell, but if it's being demolished it's not the worst tragedy.

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Kycon's picture

You guys need to change the thread title, looks like 43 levels and highest RL is 155.31.

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Nicholas Harrison's picture

So 137m above ground

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Mark Baljak's picture

sorted, thanks

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