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ADELAIDE STEAMSHIP COM* 'i

PAIÍY'S maw OFFICES. k

The! plan of the Adelaide Steamship Company's new offices at the Pott;

hare been submitted to the board Of directors at Adelaide, and approved of, and on Tuesday last the contract focj the erection of the premises was signed.. The site chosen for the new edifice is ar valuable one, being situated in Mouat-* street, one of the most important business thoroughfares at Fremantle, close to thai railway station. The building will be ?

two-storied one, of brick and cement* \ and, when completed, it should provea great adornment to the architecture, of the locality. The facade is to ber

treated in free classical style, ' with "fe- chaste and effective embellishments, andi

the whole of the architectural features :. will be carried out in cement work. . OaJ ; '. the ground floor a handsome and com- ~'J>¿ modious suite of offices will be fitted upi ' ? for the requirements of the busir? ? ofl. the company. There will be a fir.e en-

trance vestibule leading from the streeti '¿j into a large public office, with manager's! quarters adjoining. In continuation of the public office a complete suite isl formed by shipping and clerks', offices*

accountant's brauch,, marine office*/

strongrooms, and accessory offices. All ',j the accommodation necessary for tba "'' proper working of a large shipping com- pany will be nlaeed on the one floor, andi the upper storey will be devoted to pro- fessional offices. The premises will ba

lavishly furnished, and the building) "i, throughout will be constructed on the¡

most modern principles.*' The block, ítí s is anticipated, will occupy five months'

in erection. The architects are Messrs*- "; Oldham and Eales, »and the contractor} o is Mr. C.' CoghilL who will start build- ; ing operations this morning.

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