Friday, 10 August 2012

Kings Cross, The Elan

The Elan is an apartment building that stands above the William Street tunnel at Kings Cross. At street level, it fronts Victoria Street, between Kings Cross Road and Craigend Street, technically in the inner city suburb of Rushcutters Bay. This 40-storey tower which was completed in 1997 contains residential and commercial space. To construct such a building above the road tunnel, required the main transfer beams which carry the load to be an average one metre wide, five storeys high and be anchored 20 metres into the bedrock.

22 comments:

  1. Really nice to see these old friends! Thanks Jim.

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  2. Imagine your view if you lived at the top.

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  3. Must have indeed the sky as a limit. Impressive building. Please have a good Friday.

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  4. What an incredibly blue sky! Brilliant!

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  5. Cool looking tower, I would like to live there. Great shot.

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  6. Now that is a majestic photo of this building!

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  7. Impressive! Looks great against the blue sky.

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  8. That is one impressive building and what a great capture! And your always beautiful blue, blue skies! Have a great weekend, Jim!

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  9. Captured beautifully.. May you enjoy a great weekend.

    My Sky Shots

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  10. Great shot with your trademark beautiful blue sky.
    I would like to see the view from up there.
    Stay safe in this wind.

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  11. Your blog is collecting all sorts of images with all these high rises.

    Seriously good work!

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  12. Spectacular!
    Happy Sky Watch Friday!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  13. Must get amazing views from the top.

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  14. Great post!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  15. Striking shot of the building against the vivid blue sky.

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  16. Such a beautiful colour of the sky! The building is amazing...but I would never have the courage to live there... ; )

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  17. That's a great shot of an impressive building again, Jim.
    But most of all I am impressed by that crisp and clear sky again.
    Enjoy your weekend!

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  18. wow what a great building and beautiful skyphoto.

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  19. We are seeing more and more of these skyscrapers in Melbourne. It is changing the character of the city and increasing congestion in the areas affected. I dread to think what these buildings will be like in 30 years time when the "newness" gives way to shabbiness.

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