Sydney Architecture Images- Central Business District

Société Générale House  (formerly Equitable Life Assurance of America)

architect

Edward Reht, supervised by John Reid.

location

348-352 George St.

date

1891-5

style

Federation Romanesque

construction

stone An early example of the influence of American Romanesque. 

type

Office Building
This insurance house was built in 1895 for the Equitable Life Assurance Society of America, under the supervision of their visiting architect Edward Raht. You may view the grand interior from the entrance foyer only. Please follow any directions issued by the Concierge. No photography allowed.
 
 
 
  Below- some images of the spectacular atrium.
 
 
 
 
   

 

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