Apartment Skyscraper to Replace Low Rise Office at the Top of Melbourne CBD

THE new owners of a small office building at 315-321 La Trobe Street – near the popular Celtic Club at the top of town – have wasted no time seeking a redevelopment application.

The building was for 25 years the headquarters of law firm Tisher Liner & Co, which relocated to Queen Street after selling its La Trobe Street offices to the developers for a speculated $4 million last September.

Having lobbied immediately (and unsuccessfully) to build a 33-level tower on the small 300 square metre block, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has instead granted the new owners approval for a 22-level building rising 65 metres.

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