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The Manchester Unity Building is one of Melbourne's most iconic Art Deco landmarks. It was built in 1932 for the Manchester Unity Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), a friendly society providing sickness and funeral insurance. Melbourne architect Marcus Barlow took inspiration from the 1927 Chicago Tribune Building. His design incorporated a striking New Gothic style façade of faience tiles with ground-floor arcade and mezzanine shops, café and rooftop garden. Step into the arcade for a glimpse of the marble interior, beautiful friezes and restored lift – or book a tour for a peek upstairs.

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