2020 marks a milestone year for Treasury as we celebrate 25 years as a premier entertainment destination.
When we took over the Treasury Building and the Lands Administration Building in the early 1990s, it was following a long period of neglect and consequent decay. It was in 1993 that we commenced the largest ever conservation project that Queensland had ever seen, with more than 4,000 people joining forces to return the Treasury and Land buildings to their former glory.
Let’s take a look at this magnificent architectural gem
With its colonial-style architecture, century-old sandstone exteriors and Art Deco elevator – which, although no longer in use, is still a design highlight – Treasury Brisbane, housed in the former Land Administration building, perfectly captures old-world opulence.
As one of just a handful of heritage-listed buildings in the city, Treasury Brisbane is a rare gem in a glistening, modern cityscape. The building was first erected in 1886, with additions to the main structure (delivering what you see today) completed in 1928.
In its former years the building was home to many government offices, as it was – and still is – Brisbane’s primest real estate. While immersed in the luxury of the Hotel Suite, it’s hard to picture it in its former life as an office space.
The sprawling 100-square-metre suite features decadent finishes, including original exposed beams, skylights and majestic 18-foot-high ceilings. Each room’s architectural features and layout are unique, reflecting the charm and character of one of Brisbane’s most iconic buildings.
Don’t let Treasury Brisbane’s age fool you. The Hotel Suite is suitably decked out with all the modern comforts, from an exclusively designed chiro support bed and luxurious marble bathroom to large LCD TV screens and 24-hour room service.
That, combined with the historical edge, equals the best of both worlds