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St James Hall

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Identification

St James Hall
Berger House
173992

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
glass
steel
curtain wall
international style

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • This was the first tall building to receive a building permit in Sydney after World War II.
  • Construction was halted in 1953 due to the high cost of imported steel; however work commenced when wartime restrictions on the use of Australian stell were lifted.
  • This was the first post-war highrise building in Sydney.
  • This was the first building in Sydney to have a curtain wall façade.

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Location

169 Phillip Street
82 Elizabeth Street
169 Phillip Street
2000
City of Sydney
Sydney
New South Wales
Australia

Technical Data

164.04 ft
15
1951
1955

Involved Companies

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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