Curtin House

Orientation & Geography

Australia, Australia, Melbourne

Curtin House is a six storey Art Nouveau building on Swanston Street in the Melbourne CBD that hosts thai restaurant and bar Cookie, Rooftop Cinema, a family owned and operated Kung Fu academy; Wing Chun Bing Fa Kung Fu Academy, website developers Tundra, bookstore Metropolis, rare record store Collectors Corner and music venue - the Toff in Town, which hosts cabaret, comedy, acoustic, blues, jazz and world music performances. The building was built in the 1922, originally the Tattersalls Building, it was renamed after the Labor Prime Minister John Curtin. It was also once the office of the Communist Party. After being bought by a collaborating group of Melbourne based business men including Tim Peach (owner of Rooftop Cinema), Curtin House was restored.