568 Collins Street

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568 Collins Street
568 Collins Street, in May 2017 2.jpg
568 Collins Street in May 2017
General information
StatusComplete
Location568 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Australia
Coordinates37°49′06″S 144°57′20″E / 37.81836°S 144.95542°E / -37.81836; 144.95542Coordinates: 37°49′06″S 144°57′20″E / 37.81836°S 144.95542°E / -37.81836; 144.95542
Estimated completionSeptember 2015
CostAUD$161 million
Height
Roof224 m (735 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count69
Design and construction
ArchitectBruce Henderson Architects
DeveloperStamoulis Property Group
Main contractorHickory Group

568 Collins Street is a mixed–use skyscraper[2] in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The building was first proposed in 2011[1] and later approved by then-Planning Minister Matthew Guy in early 2012. The skyscraper reaches 224 metres in height[3]– making it one of the tallest buildings in Melbourne.[4] The tower includes 588 residential apartments spanning across 69 levels, as well as offices.[5]

Construction on the $161 million project commenced in mid-2012 and was completed in September 2015.[4] At the time of its completion, 568 Collins Street became the equal 4th–tallest building in Melbourne to roof and equal 6th–tallest overall.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c 568 Collins Street - The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 24 October 2015
  2. ^ McArthur, Grant. (23 September 2012). "How Melbourne's city will turn into Manhattan". Herald Sun. Retrieved 26 January 2015
  3. ^ "568 Collins: A Hickory Construction Project". Hickory. Retrieved 26 November 2015
  4. ^ a b Baljak, Mark. (18 September 2014). "Innovation key to Hickory's 568 Collins Street build". UrbanMelbourne.info. Retrieved 26 January 2015
  5. ^ 568 Collins Street, Melbourne. UrbanMelbourne.info. Retrieved 26 January 2015

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