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441-451 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

441-451 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. Image courtesy Peddle Thorp
Building Type: 
High-rise
Number of Buildings: 
1
Roof Height(s) - metres: 
157
Floor count: 
49
Amenities: 
Terrace, communal area, internal laneway
Suburb: 
Project Status: 
Number of Dwellings: 
445
Nearby Public Transport: 
Elizabeth Street trams, Melbourne Central Station
Car Spaces: 
127

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