The juxtaposition of old and new has given Melbourne a reputation as a city of no characterising architectural style, but rather a city possessing an accumulation of buildings dating from the present back until the European settlement of Australia. The city is also home to Eureka Tower (2006), which was the tallest residential tower when measured to its highest floor for some time. Here are some Victorian gems, landmarks of our city.
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|Como House, South Yarra 1840s|
|Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, 1880 (World Heritage Site)|
|Melbourne General Post Office, begun 1859|
|Melbourne Town Hall, 1870, and St Paul's Cathedral, 1891|
|Melbournia Terrace, Carlton, 1876|
|Victorian Parliament House, 1855|
|Royal Terrace, Sth Yarra, 1890|
|St Patrick's Cathedral, begun 1858|