Basic Site Details

Name: Princess Street Hall
Town, district or village: Flemington
City or county: Victoria
Country: Australia
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Notes: North Melbourne Advertiser 15/1/1886

THE PRINCES STREET HALL FLEMINGTON. The new hall:in course of erection in Princes street Flemington is rapidly ap proaching completion and already pre seats a very imposing appearance. The building which is built of brick on blue stone and concrete foundations, stands on a fine block of land having a frontage of 50 feet to.Princes street by a depth of 109 feet to the Racecourse road and com prises a splendid hall 46 feet by 25 feet Gin and two handsome and commodious shops each containing eight good rooms bathroom, pantry &c. The hall is lofty and well ventilated and has a stage 18ft. by Oft while at the back is a large gallery capable of seating nearly 100 persons comfortably. The ceiling is made of polished pine and cedar and is a very neat piece of workmanship. There are five large windows on each side,and arrangements for egress are very complete, three escape doors being pro vided in case of accidents. There are also cloak rooms and ante-chambers, &c., and no expense has been spared by the owner, (Mlr. John Crichton), to make the interior as perfect as possible. Underneath the shops are two capital cellars, suitable for storage or other purposes, ana leading off is a commodious kitchen range, which no doubt will be found exceedingly useful for parties, &c. There are also eight other small cellars, besides five closets and necessary offices. The front of the hall is supported by iron columns, and will be highly ornamented, and when finished, in about three weeks,will compare favour with any building in the borough Mr. G. B. Leith is the contractor, and Mr. A. E. Duguid the architect both of whom de serve the highest praise for the satis factory manner in which the work

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Princes Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11886 Build/construction 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1Alexander Eliezer (or Eleazer) DuguidJoinerA1886  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1North Melbourne Advertiser15 January 1886