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List of Famous Brisbane Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Brisbane skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Brisbane architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Brisbane are included on this list. Information about these Brisbane buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Brisbane and older historic landmarks.

List contains buildings like Suncorp Stadium, Central Plaza 1, Brisbane.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Brisbane?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Brisbane. Famous architectural houses within the city of Brisbane are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    111 George Street

    111 George Street is a building on George Street in the Brisbane central business district, Australia which was completed in 1993. It is currently the 13th tallest building in the city and fully occupied by the Queensland State Government. With its repetitive grill pattern, it is sometimes colloquially referred to as the 'cheese grater'. The site covers 1,299 m2. A sister project known as 33 Charlotte Street was later built on the adjoining site, and has a very similar facade. This smaller building is 75 m high and was completed in September 2004. Architects BVN also briefly worked on the project.... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Brisbane, Australia
    • Opened: Jan 01 1993
    • Structural Height (m): 110.0
    • Floors: 31
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    123 Albert Street

    123 Albert Street, also known as Rio Tinto Tower, is a commercial office development in Brisbane, Australia. The modern style office building is located in the Brisbane central business district at 123 Albert Street. The building was completed in July 2011 and opened in October 2011. The Premium grade office tower was designed by Hassell and is owned by Dexus Property Group. The tower consists of 26 levels of office space and eight levels of car parking which provide 388 car park spaces. The building has a two design ratings: a 6 Green Star rating and a 5 Star Australian Building Greenhouse Rating which are pending assessment. Rio Tinto is the major tenant of the building. On 25 August 2010... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Brisbane, Australia
    • Opened: Jul 01 2011
    • Structural Height (m): 127.0
    • Construction Started: 2008-02
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    275 George Street

    275 George Street is a 142 m office building located on George Street in Brisbane, Australia. Completed in February 2009, it has 32 storeys. The building was developed by Charter Hall and constructed by Watpac. It was designed by Sydney-based firm Crone Partners. It stands Immediately Behind Brisbane City Hall. To its roof, the building reaches 142 m, but a spire mounted atop it brings its total height to 171 m, making it the 7th-tallest in Brisbane. The commercial lettable area of the building is 41,000 m². The main tenant is Telstra, which occupies floors 2 - 22. Telstra's lease was the largest commercial lease in Brisbane's history. Floors 23 - 30 are occupied by QGC.... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Brisbane, Australia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2009
    • Structural Height (m): 142.0
    • Construction Started: 2006
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    400 George Street

    400 George is a 5 Star Green Star office building in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Construction began in 2006 and was completed in November 2009. The building was designed by architects Cox Rayner. The total cost of the building's construction is A$270 million and it provides 43 000 m2 of floor area. Alongside Santos Place and 275 George Street, 400 George forms part of the North Quarter Precinct in Brisbane's CBD. A major feature of this project will be its direct link with the Kurilpa Bridge which extends over the Brisbane River to the Gallery of Modern Art and South Bank cultural precinct. The skyscraper is also located on one of the busiest streets in the CBD, George Street, which... more on Wikipedia
    • City/Town: Queensland, Australia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2009
    • Structural Height (m): 150.0
    • Construction Started: 2006