Northern facade of South Brisbane Town Hall, South Brisbane

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. Northern facade of South Brisbane Town Hall, South Brisbane.

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Collections: UQ Library - Digitised Materials - open access
Brisbane City
 
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Title Northern facade of South Brisbane Town Hall, South Brisbane
Alternative Title South Brisbane Municipal Chambers (former), South Brisbane
Abstract/Summary Image taken from A and M Lehman Park across Vulture Street. The building was used as an Adult Education Centre at the time that the image was taken.
Date of construction 1892
Date photo taken 1988
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect John Hall & Son
John Smith Murdock
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location South Brisbane
Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Category Government buildings
Educational facilities
Subcategory City & town halls
Council chambers
Adult educational facilities
Period Federation (1890-1915)
Style Free classical
Condition Renovated
Restored
Structural Systems & Elements Masonry construction
Building Materials Brick
Stained glass
Sandstone
Terracotta panelling
Rolled edge flat iron
Architectural Features Clock towers
Chimneys
Stained glass windows
Pediments
Balconies
Balustrades
Parapets
Pilasters
Two-storey
Rolled edge flat iron roofs
Loggias
Sash windows
Marble staircases
Cast iron balustrades
Verandahs
Surrounding Features Palm trees
Roads & streets
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
References Queensland Government. "South Brisbane Municipal Chambers (former)." Queensland Heritage Register. Last updated 22 October 2012. https://www.derm.qld.gov.au/chimsi/placeDetail.html?siteId=15081.
Additional Notes "Constructed in 1891-2 for the South Brisbane Municipal Council, this two-storeyed former municipal chambers provided a focus for the new Borough of South Brisbane [created in 1888], which sought to rival in development and prestige the Municipality of Brisbane." Brisbane J2013
 
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