Hotel Embassy

Stage Number: MBNH.09.01.92

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Brisbane City (CBD)

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 178 Edward St, Brisbane City

Latitude & Longitude: -27.46905556,153.02736111

Time Link: 1928

Map Link: 1929

Image Time Point: 1929

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Hotel Embassy was built in 1928-29, Architect: J.P. Donoghue. It was built as a pub with 3 storeys of stylish, inner-city accommodation above. No longer a hotel, it’s ground floor has been completely remodelled in c2009, to accommodate shops.


J. Ford & S. Grassadonia, C.B.D Masterplan Heritage Survey 2003-07, Parts 1-5, (B.C.C., 2008)

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QSA. QSA Series 1690 Civic Survey of the City of Brisbane – AIAG2 Series. 4 chains to the inch. City of Brisbane, civic survey maps. Sheet 24, 4 chains to an inch. annotated with details of sales. 618944