Melbourne's Tallest Building

A list of the tallest city buildings at different stages in Melbourne's history:

1880
Yorkshire Brewery
8 storeys
status : heritage protection but in extremely derelict condition

1888
Fink's Building
43 metres & 10 storeys
status : demolished (c1960)

1889
The Australian Building
53 metres & 12 storeys
status : demolished (c1980)

1929
APA Tower
76 metres & 14 storeys
status : demolished (c1969)

1958 - 1962
Orica House (former ICI House)
81 metres & 20 storeys
status : heritage protection

1962 - 1969
CRA Building
96 metres & 26 storeys
status : demolished (c1992)

1969 - 1971
AMP Square
113 metres & 28 storeys
status : under threat

1971 - 1972
Marland House
Marland House, 121 metres & 32 storeys

1972 - 1975
140 William Street (former BHP House)
152 metres & 31 storeys
status : heritage protection

1975 - 1977
Optus House
153 metres & 34 storeys

1977 - 1980
80C (formerly Nauru House)
182 metres & 52 storeys

1980 - 1986
ANZ Bank Tower (Collins Place)
185 metres & 50 storeys

1986 - 1991
Rialto Towers
251 metres & 63 storeys

1991 - 2006
BHP Petroleum Plaza (120 Collins Street)
264 metres & 52 storeys

2006 - Present
Eureka Tower
297 metres & 91 storeys

What are Melbourne's tallest buildings today?

#0 Australia 108 - 317 m, 100 floors (2019)
#1 Eureka Tower - 297.3 metres, 91 floors.
#2 1 Freshwater Place - 205 metres, 62 floors.
#3 Ernst & Young Plaza - 165 metres, 40 floors.
#4 Southern Cross Redevelopment Eastern Tower - 163 metres, 39 floors.
#5 Royal Domain Tower - 162 metres [spire], 44 floors.
#6 2 Southbank Boulevard - 161 metres, 38 floors.
#7 Urban Workshop Lonsdale Street Tower - 150 metres, 34 floors.
#8 Yarra's Edge 5 - 134 metres, 41 floors.
#9 351 Collins Street - 133 metres, 34 floors.
#10 Queen Victoria Redevelopment, Residential Tower 1 - 132 metres, 43 floors.
#11 BHP Billiton Global Headquarters - 127 metres, 29 floors.
#12 City Tower, Southbank Central - 122 metres, 37 floors.
#13 Melbourne Tower, Southbank Central - 122 metres, 37 floors.
#14 The Sentinel, Southbank Central - 105 metres, 34 floors.
#15 Yarra's Edge 3 - 104 metres, 31 floors.

What do the acronyms mean that are frequently used in the Victorian board?

DOI = "Department of Infrastructure [Victoria]"
MCC = "Melbourne City Council"
CoPP = "City of Port Phillip"
E = "Eureka Tower"
FWP = "Freshwater Place"
RDT = "Royal Domain Tower"
CE = "Central Equity"
SX(E) = "Southern Cross (Eastern)"[Bourke & Exhibition]
E&Y = "Ernst & Young"
UW = "Urban Workshop"
MC = "Melbourne Central"
QV = "Queen Victoria"
BHP-G-HQ = "BHP Billiton Global Headquarters"
MCG = "Melbourne Cricket Ground"['a-freaking-duh' ]
YE = "Yarra's Edge"
BH = "Batman's Hill"or "Box Hill"
NQ = "NewQuay"
VH = "Victoria Harbour"
VD = "Village Docklands"
THE KING = "Rialto Towers"()
BP = "Bourke Place"
101C = "101 Collins Street"
120C = "120 Collins Street"
ASX = "530 Collins Street"
TCC or T-HQ = "Telstra Corporate Centre / Telstra Headquarters"
CP = "Collins Place"


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