Polly | 105 Macquarie Street Apartment

105 Macquarie Street, Hobart

Architects: Unknown, Preston Lane Architects (2017)

The first 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 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; the second unit, The second apartment, the Henry, exploring the concept of contemplation through the controlled use of light scale and tactile materials – each apartment having its own unique identity. This project was awarded the Alexander North Award for Interior Architecture in the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards.

Open: 10 am – 1 pm

Accessibility: Stair access only




Building Types



Architectural Period

Contemporary (2001-current)


Architectural Design

New to Program

Suitable for Children


Stair Access Only

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