Robert Harper Building facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRobert Harper Building
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|Architectural style||Inter-War Stripped Classical style|
|Address||49 Phillimore Street|
|Town or city||Fremantle|
|Type||State Registered Place|
|Part of||West End, Fremantle (25225)|
The former Robert Harper Building, also known as Jebsens, is a heritage-listed building located at 49 Phillimore Street, on the corner of Pakenham Street in the Fremantle West End Heritage area. It is one of many commercial buildings constructed in Fremantle during the gold boom period in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
The two storey building was constructed in 1890 in the Inter-War Stripped Classical style. It is a combination of offices and warehouse space.
The building was gutted by fire in 1922, causing between £40,000 and £50,000 worth of damage.
Changes were made to the facade in the 1990s.
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