Deepacres Open House – Past housing as a model for future housing
287 Melbourne Street
North Adelaide, SA 5006
Designed by the renowned Jack Hobbs McConnell, the heritage-listed Deepacres in Melbourne Street is one of Adelaide’s most historically significant apartment blocks. As part of celebrations for its 75th birthday, you are invited on a private tour with resident, historian and author, Tim Reeves.
Architect, Jack McConnell is considered one of the leading advocates of Modern Movement – and later International Style – architecture in South Australia. Deep Acres Apartments stands as one of his exemplar works of the period.
Deepacres Apartments epitomises the architect’s belief in the values of the Modern Movement and represents one of the earliest Modern Movement style buildings from the 40’s in South Australia.
This event is proud to be part of the Festival of Architecture and Design