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Massive and solid

I remember this building in the Police TV dramas of the 1960s. It was massive, imposing, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
gotham city influence

art deco new york style building that was also used in TV show 'homicide'. formerly the site of the... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“Massive and solid”
14 Oct 2017
“Impressive 1940's Building That Once Housed Victoria Police”
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336 - 376 Russell St | Corner LaTrobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I remember this building in the Police TV dramas of the 1960s. It was massive, imposing, and solid. It had a huge aerial on the roof, giving out an aura of modernity and technology. On TV the police were always jumping out of their cars...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

It was built in the early 1940's and used as the head quarters for Victoria police until 1995. In 1986 it was the site of the Russell Street bombings. It is now apartments.

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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

art deco new york style building that was also used in TV show 'homicide'. formerly the site of the police HQ. another beautiful heritage building in Melbourne

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