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MELBOURNE | 596 St Kilda Road | 19L | 60m | Residential

Mark Baljak's picture
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New one for St Kilda Rd by Bates Smart

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Melbourne_Fragments's picture

the 'design precedents' shown are probably a lot better architecture than the design, but I think it's nice the current late-deco block of flats is being replaced by something referencing more progressive architecture from the mid-century period

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3000's picture

I think it's a good outcome. Reasonable setback from the main road and easily is better than what's currently there.

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Aussie Steve's picture

Yes indeed, a great addition to St Kilda Road.

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Les Whyte's picture

Yes it sure is a great addition to St Kilda Road....l have notice that a lot of office blocks are being converted or bulldoze on St Kilda Road, to apartments blocks....l often wonder if the same thing will happen on Royal Parade and Fleminton Road, Parkvile, and Victoria Parade, Fitzroy and Collingwood.

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Michael Berquez's picture

Bosco verticale eat yer heart out.

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Development & Planning

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 06:00
Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved another commercial tower at Lendlease's Melbourne Quarter development in the Docklands. The building known as Melbourne Quarter Tower will be located at 693 Collins Street, injecting almost 55,000sqm of office space into the precinct across its 28 floors, in addition to approximately 2,500sqm of retail space.

Policy, Culture & Opinion

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Transport & Design

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