A$35 – A$45

Art Deco to Moderne walking tour

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A$35 – A$45

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Manchester Press (meet out front)

8 Rankins Lane

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Architecture and urban design walking tour

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Art Deco emerged in the early 20th Century but grew into a major design movement following the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts held in Paris in 1925. The style is synonymous with the ‘Jazz Age’, which heralded a modern era of glamour and technological progress.

On this Architour we follow Art Deco’s development from a decorative, exuberant style to the pared-back ‘streamlined moderne' of the 1930s by examining the work of Melbourne’s then leading commercial architects. We also explore how art deco architecture uplifted the city during economic depression and how it influenced modern retailing by appealing to an increasingly aspirational society.

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PLANNING YOUR TOUR

  • Tour duration: 90 minutes
  • Location: CBD
  • Look for us with the Melbourne Architours bags
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early to ensure a prompt departure
  • Wear walking shoes and bring water, sunglasses and/or an umbrella
  • Please carry a face mask in case it is needed and adhere to all government requirements regarding COVID-19: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
  • All tours subject to change to ensure compliance with any new restrictions. Should the tour need to be cancelled as a result, we will offer a refund or re-booking.

Any questions and feedback can be sent to melb@architours.com.au. If you need to contact a guide on the day please call Mark on 0403 170 652.

We look forward to having you on the tour!

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Manchester Press (meet out front)

8 Rankins Lane

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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