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Picture relating to Innisfail - titled 'View of the Johnstone Shire Hall, Innisfail, showing the upper storey, the arched entry and the Art Deco facade, ca. 1947'

View of the Johnstone Shire Hall, Innisfail, showing the upper storey, the arched entry and the Art Deco facade, ca. 1947

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1947
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The Johnstone Shire Hall was designed by the architectural firm of Hill and Taylor, architects in North Queensland between the first and second World War. The Johnstone Shire Hall was constructed between 1935 and 1938. Its distinctive Art Deco style features a cantilevered awning over the street with a balcony above, access to the balcony is through French doors. The balcony has a wrought-iron balustrade. The main entrance has three arched doorways leading to a ceramic tiled entrance foyer. The building houses the city offices and auditorium and shops. (Description taken from EPA Queensland Hertiage website, 2007, retrieved 30 July 2007 from

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