RBA recently completed a Conservation Management Plan and a Building Fabric Condition Assessment for the Majorca Building, located at Flinders Lane, Melbourne, in preparation for future conservation works.

The Majorca Building, designed by architect Harry Norris, was constructed between 1928 and 1930 as a seven storey commercial building for the soft-goods industry or ‘rag trade’, which flourished in Flinders Lane from the 1850s to the mid-late 20th century. Its distinctive Spanish influenced façade of blue and buff coloured architectural terracotta demonstrates the exotic influences on Melbourne’s architecture during the late 1920s, and makes it one of the most exuberant and colourful Interwar buildings in the City.

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21 December 2015
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