Wednesday 21 February 2024

Haymarket, KMT Building

The KMT Building is a commercial building located along Ultimo Road, in the inner city suburb of Haymarket. It was built in 1921 as the headquarters of the now defunct Chinese Nationalist Party of Australia (CNPA) or KuoMinTang (KMT), which supported the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of a republican government in China. The building also housed the Chinese Times newspaer from 1922-1949. It now houses the Chinese Ginseng and Herbs Co on the ground floor and office space above.

Tuesday 20 February 2024

Haymarket, Lunar New Year, paifang


This paifang, also known as a pailou, is a traditional style of Chinese architectural arch or gateway structure which has been installed to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. It stands along George Street, at the end of Campbell Street, beside the Capitol Square Hotel.

Monday 19 February 2024

George Street, mural

'Peace Waratah' is a giant mural on the side of an office block at 309 George Street. The artwork was created by artist and activist Shepard Fairey in 2017. It is 44 metres high and 28 metres wide and features a beatific female with flowers in her hair, the waratah which is the floral emblem of New South Wales and the word "Obey" in an optimistic kind of way.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww Mondays.

Sunday 18 February 2024

Overseas Passenger Terminal, taxi rank


This taxi rank is located along the elevated roadway on level three of the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayMy Sunday Snapshot, Sunday Best.

Saturday 17 February 2024

Circular Quay, Queen Elizabeth

 

The Queen Elizabeth is a luxury ocean liner which was berthed at the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay. Some workmen can be seen here on a cherry picker, painting the hull. Bennelong Apartments and Opera Residences can be seen in the distance.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections, Happy Now.

Friday 16 February 2024

Overseas Passenger Terminal, Sydney skyline


The view of the Sydney skyline from the travelator at the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay.
Linked to: Skywatch FridayAll Seasons.

Thursday 15 February 2024

Locali, cargo bicycle, flowers


A display of Valentine's Day flowers in a cargo bicycle at Locali, a Romeo's IGA supermarket on the corner of George Street and King Street.
Linked to: Signs, SignsWordy WednesdayLittle Things ThursdayThankful Thursday.

Wednesday 14 February 2024

George Street, Lunar Lanterns

These Lunar Lanterns have been installed along George Street to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. They were created by Erika Zhu, a Sydney-based 3D artist. This year is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldCommunal Global, Floral FridayGarden Affair.

Tuesday 13 February 2024

George Street, Lunar Lanterns

These Lunar Lanterns have been installed along George Street to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. They were created by Erika Zhu, a Sydney-based 3D artist. This year is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac.

Monday 12 February 2024

World Square, Lunar New Year, Dragon

 
The Dragon Pagoda installed in the World Square shopping centre to celebrate the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac. A mural of a dragon entering the pagoda is on the ground.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww Mondays.

Sunday 11 February 2024

George Street, Lunar Lanterns

These Lunar Lanterns have been installed along George Street to celebrate the Sydney Lunar New Year Festival. They were created by Erika Zhu, a Sydney-based 3D artist. This year is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac.

Saturday 10 February 2024

World Square, Lunar New Year, Dragon


This artwork has been installed along Liverpool Lane, in the World Square shopping centre. The neon light mirror wall features a dragon for Lunar New Year to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons, Happy Now.

Friday 9 February 2024

Meriton Suites

 
Meriton Suites are serviced apartments located on the corner of Pitt Street and Bathurst Street. This 51 storey building was built in 2004.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday 8 February 2024

Haymarket, substation


The Belmore Park Substation is bounded by Campbell Street, Pitt Street and Hay Street, in the inner city suburb of Haymarket. The substation building was completed in 2014 and consists of three basement levels, ground floor plus five floors above. The west fa├žade is clad in steel panelling with a pattern which resembles a printed circuit board

Wednesday 7 February 2024

Newtown, shops and flats

This is part of the facade of a commercial and residential building on the corner of King Street and Wilson Street, in the inner city suburb of Newtown. The heritage listed building built in the Victorian style, once housed a branch of RH Gordon & Co, a retailer of home furnishings. The ground floor has a number of shops and restaurants with flats on the first and second floors.

Tuesday 6 February 2024

Camperdown, University of Sydney, Womens College


The Women's College is a residential college on the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. The building was designed by John Sulman and Joseph Porter Power and built in 1894 in the Federation Free architectural style. The Williams Wing was built in 1936 and then the Reid Wing was added in 1958. The Langley Wing and the Menzies Common Room were completed in 1969.
Linked to: Senior Salon Pit StopThrough My LensTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel TuesdayFloral FridayGarden Affair.

Monday 5 February 2024

The Rocks, art

This mural is located on the side of a shop along Atherden Street, near Playfair Street at The Rocks. It was created in 2018 by international artist Kelsey Montague.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww Mondays.

Sunday 4 February 2024

Rockdale, Gujaga Park, sculpture

This sculpture is located in Gujaga Park, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. It features depictions of The Lifecycle of the Frog: Eggs, Tadpole, Tadpole with two legs, Froglet, Adult Frog. The other nature sculptures can be seen here and here.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayMy Sunday Snapshot, Sunday BestSaturday Critters.

Saturday 3 February 2024

Sydney Olympic Park, Newington Armory Wharf


Sydney RiverCats class of catamaran operating on the Parramatta River from Parramatta to Circular Quay is passing Newington Armory Wharf, in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons, Happy Now, Water Thursday.

Friday 2 February 2024

Barangaroo, Sunset Sessions


"Sunset Sessions" was a pop-up bar located beside Watermans Cove in the inner city suburb of Barangaroo. It featured a bar and DJ in a double decker bus with picnic tables and deck chairs on the terrace.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday 1 February 2024

Alexandria, shop and house (Theme Day: Street Corner)

 
This former corner shop with residence above is located on the corner of Henderson Road and Wyndham Street, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. The shop has now also been converted to residential.
Linked to: Signs, SignsWordy WednesdayLittle Things ThursdayThankful ThursdayTheme Day.

Wednesday 31 January 2024

Rockdale, Gujaga Park, sculpture

 This sculpture is located in a garden bed in Gujaga Park, along West Botany Street in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The frog is one of five large animal sculptures carved from sandstone.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldCommunal GlobalSaturday Critters.

Tuesday 30 January 2024

Oatley, Boongarra Reserve


Boongarra Reserve is surrounded by Mulga Road and River Road, in the southern suburb of Oatley. The view is from the reserve, lined with Crepe Myrtle trees currently in bloom, towards the footbridge and lift tower at Oatley railway station.

Monday 29 January 2024

Waverley, mural

This is part of a mural on the side wall of a shop on the corner of Bronte Road and Judges Lane, in the eastern suburb of Waverley. Another section can be seen here.

Sunday 28 January 2024

Oatley, bus shelter

A contemporary design bus shelter and nearby bicycle shelter are located near the entrance to Oatley railway station along Mulga Road, in the southern suburb of Oatley. They were installed in 2015 as part of an upgrade to the station entrance.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayMy Sunday Snapshot, Sunday Best.

Saturday 27 January 2024

Millers Point, boats


These rescue boats and harbour pilot boats are moored at Moore's Wharf on Sydney Harbour in the inner city suburb of Millers Point. The Operational Headquarters of the Port Authority of New South Wales is located here. Pier 9 of the Walsh Bay wharves is on the right and in the distance are at North Sydney and McMahons Point.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons, Happy Now, Water Thursday.

Friday 26 January 2024

Barangaroo, sculpture

"Mermer Waiskeder: Stories of the Moving Tide" is a public artwork hanging above Exchange Square in the inner city suburb of Barangaroo. Created by Ghost Net Collective and installed in 2022, it consists of majestic eagle rays, each one measuring 2.8 metres in width and 3 metres in length. They are hand-stitched with colourful ghost nets (abandoned, lost or discarded fishing nets) in unique patterns covering aluminium frame structures. A view of this artwork at night can be seen here.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday, Saturday Critters.

Thursday 25 January 2024

Oatley, railway station

 
The entrance to Oatley railway station along Mulga Road near the corner of River Road, in the southern suburb of Oatley. The original station opened in 1885 and was upgraded in 2015 with a pedestrian footbridge and lifts connecting the street to the platforms. It is served by Sydney Trains on the T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line.
Linked to: Signs, SignsWordy WednesdayLittle Things ThursdayThankful Thursday.

Wednesday 24 January 2024

Bexley, Fairmont

 
"Fairmont" is a heritage listed house along Dunmore Street North, in the southern suburb of Bexley. It was built in 1891 in the Victorian Italianate style for civil servant James Conley, JP. It is now the Fairmont Aged Care nursing home. 
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldCommunal Global.

Tuesday 23 January 2024

Bexley, Ercildoune

"Ercildoune" is a heritage listed house on the corner of Dunmore Street North and Monomeeth Street, in the southern suburb of Bexley. It was built in 1898 in the Victorian Italianate style for joiner John Newell Senior and his wife Margaret (nee Laverick).
Linked to: Senior Salon Pit StopThrough My LensTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel TuesdayFloral FridayGarden Affair.

Monday 22 January 2024

Eveleigh, The Foundry Tunnel











The Foundry Tunnel is located in the inner city suburb of Eveleigh. The travelator links the underground car park in The Foundry Building to the former Locomotive Workshops Building. The commercial office building with ground level retail takes its name from the foundry that was located at the former Eveleigh Railway Workshops on this site. The images on LED screens in the tunnel celebrate more than 100 years of innovation and manufacturing history of Eveleigh.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww Mondays.

Sunday 21 January 2024

Eveleigh, Cultural Landscape Garden


This public barbecue area is located in the Cultural Landscape Garden along Locomotive Street, in the inner city suburb of Eveleigh. It is near the former Engine ShopLocomotive Workshops and behind a signage piece which features three large sculptural drums inspired by train driving wheels, consisting of weathered corten steel used as planters.
Linked to: Shadow Shot SundayMy Sunday Snapshot, Sunday BestGarden AffairFloral Friday Foto.

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