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Penang State Assembly Building

 

Penang State Assembly Building

Bangunan Dewan Undangan Negeri Pulau Pinang
General information
Status Complete
Type State legislative assembly
Location Penang, Malaysia
Coordinates 5°25'9"N 100°20'35"E

The Penang State Assembly Building is the historical Malaysia.[1]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Architecture 2
  • References 3
  • See also 4

History

The State Assembly building dates back to the early 19th century. The building once served as the Police Central Police Station, Recorder's Court, and the Magistrate's Court. An administrative block which serves as immigration office was built to the original structure in 1890 after its renovation in 1874.[1]

Architecture

This building encompasses Classical Greek and Palladian architecture, resembles Greek Temple with massive white colonnades supporting a large pediment.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Penang Heritage PenangOnline Directory.com. URL assessed on 6 March 2012

See also

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