Friday, January 1, 2010
Former Hydro Building
The former Hydro Electric Commission Building (late 1930s) now Hobart City Council, is located in the CBD of Hobart and is a strikingly bold example of the Art Deco style. If Holyman House is Launceston's Art Deco gem, then this would have to be Hobart's. It's central spire still lights up a neon yellow most nights, and the top floors were originally apartment blocks.
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Join me (Thomas Ryan Photography) on a photographic project documenting Tasmanian 20th Century Modernism from the 1930's to the 1980's. The entire project gallery of 1000+ images and counting can be viewed on my website www.tryanphotos.com under art projects. I have been undertaking this project for over a decade.
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