Green's Buildings are locally historically, architecturally and socially significant, within the City context:
- as a distinctive architectural landmark on a prominent site, made so by the domed comer bandstand (Criterion B2);
- for its association with the Green family who were well known in the Footscray area during the early 20th century and remembered today in the Green Fountain (Criterion HI); and
- as a dance hall, it has been a venue for social events in the locality (Criterion A4, G1).
Australian Heritage Commission (AHC) criteria
The Australian Heritage Commission criteria consist of a set of eight criteria which cover social, aesthetic, scientific, and historic values. Each criterion has sub-criteria written specifically for cultural or natural values. The relevant criteria are:
H.1 association with important person or group
A.4 demonstrates well the course and pattern of history, important historic events