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Encyclopedia > Harry Norris

Harry Norris (1888-1966) was an Australian architect working in Melbourne during the mid 1920s and 1930s. For other uses, see Architect (disambiguation). ... Melbournes Yarra River is popular area for walking, jogging, cycling and relaxing on the banks with a picnic Melbourne (pronounced either or [1]) is the second most populous city in Australia with a metropolitan area population of approximately 3. ... The 1920s was a decade sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


He designed some of the city's most loved buildings, most in the Melbourne CBD and many in moderne and art deco styles featuring the use of Glazed architectural terra-cotta, inspired by his tour to California in the early 1920s. The Hoddle Grid is the layout of the streets of the central business district of Melbourne, Australia. ... Streamline Moderne, sometimes referred to by either name alone, was a late branch of the Art Deco style. ... Asheville City Hall. ... Glazed architectural terra-cotta is a masonry building material popular in the United States from the late 19th century until the 1930s and still one of the most common building materials found in U.S. urban enviroments. ...

Burnham Beeches, designed by Harry Norris
Burnham Beeches, designed by Harry Norris

Possibly his most famous work, Burnham Beeches, designed midway through his career, received worldwide acclaim for its innovative Streamline Moderne design. Image File history File links BurnhamBeeches1947. ... Image File history File links BurnhamBeeches1947. ... The house in 1947 Burnham Beeches was a house built by Alfred Nicholas in the late 1920s and 30s in the Dandenong Ranges, 40 kilometres from Melbourne, on Sherbrooke Road, Sherbrooke, Victoria, Australia. ... Bathers building, now a Maritime Museum at San Franciscos Aquatic Park, 1937 Marine Air Terminal, LaGuardia Airport, 1939 Streamline Moderne, sometimes referred to by either name alone, was a late branch of the Art Deco style. ...


Selected Projects

Swanston Street, looking north from the corner of Bourke Street Swanston Street is a major thoroughfare in the centre of Melbourne, Australia. ... Little Collins Street is a minor street in the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Degraves laneway Degraves Street is a street in Melbourne, Victoria. ... Bourke Street Mall The newly redeveloped Bourke Street Mall East Bourke Street Mall during redevelopment Bourke Street is a major street in the central business district(CBD) of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Elizabeth Street is one of the main north-south streets in the central business district of Melbourne, Australia, part of the Hoddle Grid laid out in 1837. ... Sherbrooke is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Elizabeth Street is one of the main north-south streets in the central business district of Melbourne, Australia, part of the Hoddle Grid laid out in 1837. ... Elizabeth Street is one of the main north-south streets in the central business district of Melbourne, Australia, part of the Hoddle Grid laid out in 1837. ...

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