Beanbah Chambers 235 Macquarie Street Sydney is located at the highpoint of Macquarie Street facing the Botanic Gardens. It is also the home of Queens Square Chambers comprising a suite of barristersThe building is nine stories high and of Federation Free Classical Style. It has high historic significance with “Wyoming” at 175 Macquarie Street, as one of only two surviving examples of early twentieth-century high-rise professional chambers. It is an important building in the professional work of the noted architect J B Clamp. The building facade has high aesthetic significance as a fine and largely externally intact example of the Federation Free Style with identifying elements such as the extensive stonework and florid Art Nouveau detailing.
Has aesthetic significance locally. the building is a rare and outstanding example of a highly intact original commercial exterior and interior of high quality design with outstanding potential, due to its intact state, to be maintained. The building is well resolved in its detailing both its interior and exterior and is particularly noted for its use of art nouveau tiles, mosaic floor tiles and white marble stair. The building is also significant for its contribution to the Macquarie Street streetscape. Beanbah Chambers reflects the development of Macquarie Street as a prestige address for the medical profession.
It has high historic significance as the earliest surviving twentieth century example of high rise professional chambers, reflecting the development of Macquarie Street as a prestigious address for the medical profession.It has high historic significance as the earliest surviving twentieth century example of high rise professional chambers, reflecting the development of Macquarie Street as a prestigious address for the medical profession