Tuesday 28 May 2024

Sydenham, General Gorden Hotel


The General Gorden Hotel is located bounded by Swain Street, Burrows Avenue and Gleeson Street, in the inner west suburb of Sydenham. The original pub was built on this site in 1885 and named for General Charles Gordon, who had died in the defence of Khartoum in January 1885 and was commemorated all over the British Empire as a heroic martyr. This larger hotel was designed by Sidney Warden in 1932, in the Georgian Revival for Tooth & Co Ltd.
Linked to: Senior Salon Pit Stop, Through My LensGood Random FunTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel Tuesday.

Monday 27 May 2024

Sydenham, mural

This is part of a mural which appears on the side wall of a shop on the corner of Railway Road and Unwins Bridge Road, in the inner west suburb of Sydenham. 'Wetland' was created by David Cragg in 2023 for the Inner West Council's Perfect Match Street Art program.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww MondaysSaturday Critters.

Sunday 26 May 2024

Saturday 25 May 2024

Sugar House, MLC Centre


 Pedestrians crossing the road at the intersection of King Street and Pitt Street. The heritage listed Sugar House stands on the corner with the MLC Centre skyscraper rising above.

Friday 24 May 2024

Wolli Creek, Cooks River, sunset

 
This sunset which is reflected in the Cooks River is viewed from the inner west suburb of Tempe, looking towards apartments in the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.
Linked to: Skywatch FridayWater Thursday.

Thursday 23 May 2024

Haymarket, light rail


A tram on the Central to Dulwich Hill line of the Sydney Light Rail Network has turned the corner from Railway Colonnade Drive into Hay Street, in the inner city suburb of Haymarket. The trees in the background line Belmore Park.

Wednesday 22 May 2024

Kyeemagh, market gardens


The Kyeemagh Market Gardens are located on the corner of Bestic Street and Occupation Road, in the southern suburb of Kyeemagh. This heritage listed area is believed to have been occupied by market gardeners since 1892. From the 1950s, the gardeners were Italian and Maltese and since the 1980s have been Chinese market gardeners.

Tuesday 21 May 2024

Arncliffe, railway station


A train on the T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line departs Arncliffe railway station, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. This heritage listed station was built in 1884 as part of the Illawarra Line from Redfern to Hurstville. The Tangara or T set trains are a class of electric multiple units that entered service between 1988 and 1995.
Linked to: Senior Salon Pit Stop, Through My LensGood Random FunTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel Tuesday.

Monday 20 May 2024

Rockdale, mural

This is part of an extensive mural along the walls of the walkways and travelators leading from the underground car park to Rockdale Plaza shopping centre, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The mural was created by Joe Whyte in 2022 and depicts historic moments and landmarks from the local area. This depicts Norfolk Pine Trees along the beach, near the former pier in Brighton-Le-Sands.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww Mondays.

Sunday 19 May 2024

Randwick, Marcellin College

 
Marcellin College Randwick is a Roman Catholic school for boys, located along Alison Road in the eastern suburb of Randwick. Conducted by the Marist Brothers, it was founded in 1923.

Saturday 18 May 2024

Undercliffe, billabong


Looking across a billabong or oxbow lake, along the Cooks River from the boardwalk in Gough Whitlam Park, in the inner west suburb of Undercliffe.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons, Happy Now, Water ThursdayWordy Wednesday.

Friday 17 May 2024

Monterey, Botany Bay


A sunset view of Monterey Baths, the netted swimming enclosure in Botany Bay along Lady Robinsons Beach, in the southern suburb of Monterey.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday 16 May 2024

George Street, theatre

 
The heritage listed former Plaza Theatre is bounded by Wilmot Street, George Street and Central Street. It was designed by Eric Heath and built in 1930 in the Spanish baroque style as a 2000 seat cinema for the Hoyts Group. It now houses a McDonald's fast food restaurant, shops and the Star Bar pub which was formerly a Planet Hollywood. The CBD and South East Light Rail Service runs along George Street with trams on the L2 Randwick Light Rail line and L3 Kingsford Light Rail line from Circular Quay via Central
Linked to: Signs, SignsLittle Things ThursdayThankful ThursdayWords Welcome.

Wednesday 15 May 2024

Haymarket, Trinity Lutheran Church

 
This building which housed the Lutheran Church Centre is located along Valentine Street, in the inner city suburb of Haymarket. The Trinity Lutheran Church operated on the ground floor with offices on the upper level until 2023 but is now home to a coffee shop.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldCommunal Global.

Tuesday 14 May 2024

Darlinghurst, school

 The Chapel Building is part of the Sydney Church of England Girls' Grammar School (SCEGGS) campus, located along Forbes Street, in the inner city suburb of Darlinghurst. 

Monday 13 May 2024

Rockdale, mural

This is part of an extensive mural along the walls of the walkways and travelators leading from the underground car park to Rockdale Plaza shopping centre, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The mural was created by Joe Whyte in 2022 and depicts historic moments and landmarks from the local area. This depicts life savers who once patrolled the beach in Brighton-Le-Sands.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww Mondays.

Sunday 12 May 2024

Scots Presbyterian Church Sydney

 
The Scots Presbyterian Church Sydney is bounded by Margaret Street, York Street and Jamison Street. The original heritage listed, six storey building, built in 1929, was designed by Rosenthal, Rutledge and Beattie in the Inter War Gothic style. The high rise apartment building above was built in 2005 and was designed by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, Sunday BestMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday 11 May 2024

Reiby Place, Patchwork of Light

 

"Patchwork of Light" is an artwork which was installed on the side of a building along Reiby Place in 2013. It consists of an array of ten brightly coloured light boxes emblazoned with figures and phrases in the Sydney indigenous language and English bringing Aboriginal, European, political and sporting histories to life. It was created by Lara Schnitger and was developed with Wiradjuri/Yuin elder Aunty Bronwyn Penrith, whose journey has been dedicated to reclaiming the culture of and respect for Aboriginal women. A closer look at the light boxes can be seen here.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons, Happy NowWords Welcome.

Friday 10 May 2024

Ramsgate Beach, moonlight

A moonlight view of a rock groyne in Botany Bay, off Lady Robinsons Beach in the southern suburb of Ramsgate Beach.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday 9 May 2024

Ramsgate Beach, sign

This warning sign is at the entrance to Lady Robinsons Beach on the shore of Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Ramsgate Beach.
Linked to: Signs, SignsWordy WednesdayLittle Things ThursdayThankful Thursday, Water Thursday.

Wednesday 8 May 2024

Tuesday 7 May 2024

Redfern, Norfolk Hotel

 
The Norfolk Hotel is a pub built in the art deco architectural style, located on the corner of Cleveland Street and Milton Street, in the inner city suburb of Redfern.
Linked to: Senior Salon Pit StopThrough My LensTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel Tuesday.

Monday 6 May 2024

Cronulla, art

 
This artwork is on a roller door and door frame at the entrance to a bar called The Blind Bear, along Cronulla Street in the southern suburb of Cronulla. The Dr Lewis image seems to be inspired by the Dr Seuss "The Cat in the Hat" character.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww MondaysSaturday Critters.

Sunday 5 May 2024

Wolli Creek, sign


A view of the bridge leading to a pontoon and water level sign on the Cooks River, in the inner west suburb of Tempe, looking towards the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, Sunday BestMy Sunday SnapshotSaturday Critters.

Saturday 4 May 2024

Mascot, jet fuel tanks

 
Looking across Alexandra Canal to the jet fuel tanks at Sydney International Airport in the eastern suburb of Mascot from Tempe Recreation Reserve.

Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons, Happy NowWords Welcome.

Friday 3 May 2024

Wolli Creek, sunset


A fisherman is enjoying the sunset view from a pontoon on the Cooks River, in the inner west suburb of Tempe. The apartments across the river are in the southern suburb of Wolli Creek.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday 2 May 2024

Monterey, beach

A view at dusk of the entrance to Lady Robinson Beach at a rock groyne in Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Monterey.

Wednesday 1 May 2024

Zetland, sculpture (Theme Day: Cyclists)

"While I Live I Will Grow" is an installation of living artwork on the site of the former South Sydney Hospital, in the inner city suburb of Zetland. It was created by Maria Fernanda Cardoso and consists of Queensland bottle trees and a sculpture of sandstone blocks arranged in pairs, one on top of another, in a spiral. A cyclist has abandoned their share bike here.
Linked to: Wordless WednesdayMy Corner of the WorldCommunal GlobalTheme Day.

Tuesday 30 April 2024

Five Dock, war memorial

 

The Five Dock War Memorial stands in Five Dock Park, in the inner west suburb of Five Dock. In the centre of the rotunda is an octagonal shaped plinth with honour roll plaques of the names of those from the area who served in World War 1 and World War 2. It was refurbished in 1987 with the brickwork painted over, as seen in this 2014 photo. The brickwork of this rotunda has now been restored to the original look of the facade.
Linked to: Senior Salon Pit StopThrough My LensTuesday TreasuresHappy TuesdayTravel Tuesday.

Monday 29 April 2024

Five Dock, art

 
This is part of an artwork which appears on the side and back wall of a shop, on the corner of Thompson Lane and Garfield Street, in the inner west suburb of Five Dock. The collage is made up of historic photos of products and people from the butcher, delicatessen, bakery, green grocer and coffee shop in this suburb. Other parts can be seen here and here.
Linked to: Monday MuralAww Mondays.

Sunday 28 April 2024

Leichhardt, Marion, light rail stop

 
The Hawthorne Light Rail Stop, is at Marion Street in the inner west suburb of Leichhardt. This stop is on the Central to Dulwich Hill line of the Sydney light rail network. The back wall of the shelter features artwork which depicts heritage buildings in the area.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, Sunday BestMy Sunday Snapshot.

Saturday 27 April 2024

Chippendale, One Central Park

 
Central Park Mall is bounded by Broadway, Chippendale Way, Central Park Avenue and Carlton Street, in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. This shopping centre on six levels features fashion and lifestyle boutiques, supermarkets, eateries, cinemas and an outdoor spaceOne Central Park are the two apartment buildings which tower above. The vertical gardens were a collaboration between French botanist Patrick Blanc and the architects Ateliers Jean Nouvel. The native Australian plants, flowers and vines stretch over 50 metres high, making it the world's tallest vertical garden.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsAll Seasons, Happy NowWords WelcomeFloral FridayGarden Affair.

Friday 26 April 2024

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