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Albion Building

Summary

This interwar commercial building is an integral part of the Albion shopping centre which retains examples of the principal phases of commercial development that took place during the 1880s and early 1890s and the subsequent revitalisation during the 1920s and 1930s. Located prominently on Sandgate Road, the shops make a pleasing contribution to the streetscape.

Significance

  • a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history

    as a block of shops built during the extensive redevelopment of Albion shopping centre during the interwar era.

  • d) It is important in demonstrating the principal characteristics of a particular class or classes of cultural places

    as a good example of a substantial interwar commercial building in a major old shopping precinct in the suburb of Albion

  • e) It is important because of its aesthetic significance

    as a fine example of an interwar commercial building located prominently on Sandgate Road.

Place details
At 297 Sandgate Road , ALBION, 4010
Categories: Retailing - Shop/s
Event(s): Constructed in 1927
Period(s): Interwar (1919-1939)
Style(s): Interwar - Art Deco
People involved: Builder - W.R. Juster
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Albion Building (shops)


(Last updated - 14 Mar 2016)



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NOTE: The purpose of this report is to provide a general reference source of information about the main historical and descriptive features that contribute to the cultural significance of the heritage place. It is based on available evidence and may be re-assessed if further information becomes available. It is NOT an official report and does not in any way replace the official Heritage Register entry, which can be viewed in the City Plan. A qualified practitioner should undertake a thorough conservation study of the heritage place before any action is taken which may affect its significance as a heritage listed place. For further information please phone Council on 3403 8888.

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