(Former) Working Men's College, RMIT, Melbourne

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Title

(Former) Working Men's College, RMIT, Melbourne

Subject

Addison and Kemp, Nahum Barnet, Melbourne, Percy Oakden, Francis Ormond, RMIT, RMIT University, Romanesque, Romanesque Revival, semi-circular arch, Terry and Oakden, tower, tracery, turret, Vic, Victoria, Working Men’s College.

Description

The Working Men’s College (which became RMIT University) in Melbourne,
Victoria, opened in 1887. The three-storey building was designed by Terry and
Oakden, and Nahun Barnet and financed by Francis Ormond. The tower and La Trobe
St frontage were added in 1890 and were designed by Percy Oakden Addison and
Kemp. The building is now known as the Francis Ormond Building. The College was
built in the Romanesque Revival style and features semi-circular arches and
doorways, a corner tower with four corner turrets, and window tracery.

Creator

McLeod, Shane

Date

10 February 2013

Rights

No Copyright

Format

Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Digital Photograph; JPEG

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Citation

“(Former) Working Men's College, RMIT, Melbourne,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed May 27, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1299.