Majorca Building built 1928 – 1929. 258-260 Flinders Lane, corner Degraves Street. Spanish style Art-Deco building with complex mosaic tile work. Built in the Interwar period in the Neo-Gothic style, by Harry Norris, who also designed the Nicholas Building and Mitchell House.

Majorca Building built 1928 – 1929. 258-260 Flinders Lane, corner Degraves Street. Spanish style Art-Deco building with complex mosaic tile work. Built in the Interwar period in the Neo-Gothic style, by Harry Norris, who also designed the Nicholas Building and Mitchell House.

The first escalator in Melbourne was installed in the Manchester Unity Building opening in 1932,

The first escalator in Melbourne was installed in the Manchester Unity Building opening in 1932,

Collins Street, Melbourne, looking easterly towards Elizabeth Street circa 1910. Photograph from State Library Victoria.

Collins Street, Melbourne, looking easterly towards Elizabeth Street circa 1910. Photograph from State Library Victoria.

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Architecture: Beaux Arts and Art Deco style

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Swanston Street outside the State Library of Victoria on a fine spring day. Photo by @raycamndaisy #visitmelbourne #seeaustralia

Swanston Street outside the State Library of Victoria on a fine spring day. Photo by @raycamndaisy #visitmelbourne #seeaustralia

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