Henry | 105 Macquarie Street

105 Macquarie Street, Hobart

Architects: Preston Lane Architects (2017)

The second of two apartments, this project involved the re-imagining of the upper most floor of a prominent heritage listed building in central Hobart. Formerly used as office space, the brief was to provide two short term stay apartments each with a distinct ‘personality’ reflective of their position and aspect within the building.

The Henry, exploring the concept of contemplation through the controlled use of light scale and tactile materials- each apartment having its own unique identity. The Polly overlooks a prominent park encompasses the idea of celebration through bold colour (abstract mural commissioned by local artist ‘Eloise Lark’), generous use of light and volume. These projects were awarded the Alexander North Award for Interior Architecture in the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards.

While you’re here, why not check out the Basement and the Polly!

Open: Saturday 13 November 10 am – 4 pm and Sunday 14 November 10 am – 1 pm




Building Types



Architectural Period

Contemporary (2001-current)


Architectural Design

History of Hobart

New to Program


Stair Access Only

See. Snap. Share. Win.

Share your pics of your favourite places and the stories that go with them on Instagram or Facebook, using the hashtags #oh_hobart and #oh_launceston to enter this year’s photo competition. Stay tuned for a host of prizes.