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Melbourne’s abandoned skyscraper

If you frequent the west end of Melbourne’s CBD, then you might have noticed this nondescript looking office building during your travels. Known as Communications House, this 21-storey building is located at 199 William Street on the north-west corner of the intersection with Little Bourke Street, opposite the Supreme Court of Victoria. However if you stop and look through the windows, one finds an abandoned foyer covered with years of dust. So how does an entire skyscraper lie empty for over a decade?

Myer House, 250 Elizabeth Street

Melbourne has hundreds of skyscrapers, and today I am looking at one of the less notable ones: 250 Elizabeth Street. Once known as Myer House, the building once served as the head office of the Myer department stores.

Overview of the site from Little Bourke Street

The heritage end of Bourke Street

When one thinks of heritage listed buildings on Bourke Street in Melbourne, this classical styled 150 year old building usually comes to mind, but I have something else in mind…

"Parliament of Victoria"