Image: Michael Brady

Included in the list of notable Tasmanian buildings of the 20th century by the Australian Institute of Architects, the Colonial Mutual Life building was built in 1936 in the Inter-War Era, Stripped Classical Style. Take the Art Deco terrazzo stairs to the boiler room that runs the building, visit the rooftop to enjoy amazing city views and marvel at the multi-coloured hand-glazed roof tiles.

Address: 18 Elizabeth Street, Hobart

Highlights: Gargoyles, expansive rooftop views and multi-coloured hand-glazed terracotta tiles

Building specs: Type: Offices. Year Built: 1934–36. Architect: Hennesey & Hennesey


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