Monday, 10 August 2020

Newtown, graffiti art

This graffiti art is painted on the roller door of a house along Eliza Street, in the inner city suburb of Newtown.

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Marrickville, Celtic Cross

This Celtic Cross is a memorial located near the entrance of St Brigid's Catholic Church, on the corner of Marrickville Road and Livingstone Road, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The Passionists came from England and Ireland in 1887 and lived next to the old church in Despointes Street. The cross celebrates the centenary of this property which was purchased in 1915 and consisted of a two storey residence and farmlands. The Monastery was built around the original building in the following years and St Brigid’s Church was opened in 1921.

Saturday, 8 August 2020

Balmain, jetty

These private jetties are located on the Parramatta River near Balmain Sailing Club, in the inner west suburb of Balmain. 

Friday, 7 August 2020

Sydney Olympic Park, Olympic Boulevarde

This light tower is located at the end of Olympic Boulevarde at Sydney Olympic Park, in the western suburb of Homebush Bay. The sun is setting behind Haslams Creek.
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Thursday, 6 August 2020

Rockdale, cannon

This cannon barrel stands as a monument in the forecourt of the Bayside Council offices, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The barrel came from the HMS Wolverine, flagship of the Australian Squadron 1876-1881. HMS Wolverine was built at Woolwich dock, England in 1863 as a three masted steam corvette with 21 guns and a flush deck. When it arrived in Sydney it served as a training ship for the naval brigade. It was sold in 1895 when it it was unseaworthy and the barrel was purchased by the council in the early 1900s The garrison carriage was made in 1984 by Rockdale Municipal Council to the original specifications.

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Rose Bay, ferry shelter

This ferry shelter is located near the former ferry wharf, in the eastern suburb of Rose Bay. These days the ferry shelter is located on the Rose Bay ferry wharf, as is the case in most locations around Sydney Harbour.

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Auburn, Botanic Gardens, Tea House

This traditional tea house is on the edge of the Japanese Gardens Lake in Auburn Botanic Gardens, in the western suburb of Auburn. The botanic gardens were established in 1977 and cover an area of 9.7 hectares (24 acres).

Monday, 3 August 2020

Chippendale, mural

This is part of a mural on a hoarding around the former Carlton and United brewery in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. The building is part of the Central Park redevelopment.

Sunday, 2 August 2020

Lakemba Uniting Church

Lakemba Uniting Church is located on the corner of The Boulevarde and Haldon Street, in the south west suburb of Lakemba. It was built in 1911 as the Lakemba Methodist Church.

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Circular Quay, benches (Theme Day: City People)

These benches, in a circular formation, are located at the end of the Overseas Passenger Terminal at West Circular Quay. A lone person is enjoying the sunshine on this day. In the distance is are the Circular Quay ferry wharves and railway station. This photo was taken in 2013 before prominent buildings like the AMP Centre and Gold Fields House in this city skyline were redeveloped or demolished.

Friday, 31 July 2020

Parramatta River, Cockatoo Island

A sunset view across the Parramatta River towards Drummoyne and Cockatoo Island, from the inner west suburb of Balmain.
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Thursday, 30 July 2020

Dulwich Hill, Arlington, light rail stop

The Arlington light rail stop is located along Constitution Road, in the inner west suburb of Dulwich Hill. This stop is on the Central to Dulwich Hill line of the Sydney Light Rail Network. The Arlington Grove Apartments are a new development behind the tram stop.

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Camperdown, University of Sydney, New Law School Building

The New Law School Building is located along Eastern Avenue in the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. It was and designed by architectural firm Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp and completed in 2009.

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Camperdown, University of Sydney, Main Building

The Main Building is part of the Quadrangle Group of buildings on the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. It was designed by Edmund Blacket and James Barnet and built c.1854 in the Victorian Academic Gothic architectural style. The main entrance and clock is viewed from the opposite end of the Quadrangle.

Monday, 27 July 2020

Chippendale, mural

This is part of a mural on a hoarding around the former Carlton and United brewery in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. The building is part of the Central Park redevelopment.

Sunday, 26 July 2020

Matraville, Pioneer Memorial Park, tree

This cypress tree is located in the middle of Pioneer Memorial Park, which is part of the the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, in the eastern suburb of Matraville. A decorative and form fitting bench surrounds it.

Saturday, 25 July 2020

Chippendale, park

Looking across Chippendale Green to apartment buildings located along Park Lane, in the inner city suburb of Chippendale.

Friday, 24 July 2020

Glebe, sunset

Sunset view across Blackwattle Bay, in the inner city suburb of Glebe.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 23 July 2020

Auburn, Botanic Gardens, Torii Gate

This Torii Gate is located in the Japanese Gardens section of the Auburn Botanic Gardens, in the western suburb of Auburn. A torii (literally bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to the sacred.

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Woolloomooloo, terrace houses

These contemporary terrace houses are located on the corner of Bourke Street and Nicholson Street in the inner city suburb of Woolloomooloo. They were designed to be modern but also sympathetic to the heritage terrace houses in this area.

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Lakemba, pub

Lakemba Hotel is a pub which was built in 1928 and is located along Haldon Street in the south western suburb of Lakemba. The suburb takes its name from property in this area named "Lakeba" (pronounced Lakemba) after the Lakeba island in the Lau Islands group of Fiji. Benjamin Taylor was the property owner and his second wife's grandparents, Rev and Mrs Cross, were missionaries on that island from 1835.

Monday, 20 July 2020

Chippendale, mural

This is part of a mural on a hoarding around the former Carlton and United brewery in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. The building is part of the Central Park redevelopment.

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Dulwich Hill, St Paul of the Cross, presbytery

This garden featuring a large crucifix and statue is in the grounds of St Paul of the Cross Catholic church, on the corner of New Canterbury Road and Myra Road, in the inner west suburb of Dulwich Hill. The presbytery behind it was built in 1911 as a one storey bungalow in the Federation style. The cottage was extended in 1937 with the addition of a second storey.

Saturday, 18 July 2020

Botany, pond

A view of Mill Pond from the bridge on Botany Road, looking towards the elevated Southern Cross Drive, in the eastern suburb of Botany. A couple of ducks can be seen in the pond, which is part of a wetland area.

Friday, 17 July 2020

Balmain, pontoon

A sunset view of a pontoon on the Parramatta River, in the inner west suburb of Balmain. The crane and chimney stack in the distance are on Cockatoo Island.
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Thursday, 16 July 2020

Undercliffe, public school

The Homer Street entrance to Undercliffe Public School at the top of the hill in the inner west suburb of Undercliffe.

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Stanmore, house

This heritage house built in 1876 is located along Clarendon Road in the inner west suburb of Stanmore.

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Stanmore, houses

These Victorian Italianate style terrace houses are located on the corner of Albany Road and Myrtle Lane West, in the inner west suburb of Stanmore.

Monday, 13 July 2020

Petersham, mural

This mural is on the side of a takeaway shop on the corner of New Canterbury Road and West Street, in the inner west suburb of Petersham.

Sunday, 12 July 2020

Glebe, Polding Memorial Chapel

Polding Memorial Chapel is on the corner of Avenue Road and Arcadia Road, in the inner west suburb of Glebe. It was built in 1931 in the Inter-war Romanesque style as part of St Scholastica's convent and school. It was dedicated as a memorial to Archbishop John Bede Polding.

Saturday, 11 July 2020

Balmain, Parramatta River

A view across Parramatta River from Fitzroy Avenue Reserve, in the inner west suburb of Balmain.  Greenwich and high rise buildings at North Sydney can be seen on the North Shore and the boats are moored around the Balmain Sailing Club.

Friday, 10 July 2020

Vaucluse, Parsley Bay Suspension Bridge

The Parsley Bay Suspension Bridge is a footbridge over Parsley Bay, in the eastern suburb of Vaucluse.
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Thursday, 9 July 2020

Vaucluse, Macquarie Lighthouse

Macquarie Lighthouse is located at South Head, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in the eastern suburb of Vaucluse. A flagstaff was erected on this site in 1791 with Australia's first and longest operating navigational lighthouse built here in 1818 in sandstone. The current lighthouse was designed by James Barnet as a replica of the original but using stronger materials and first exhibited in 1883. The lighthouse was fully automated in 1976 and in 1989 the lighthouse keepers were withdrawn. The memorial plaque was erected to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the lighthouse.

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Camperdown, University of Sydney, Individuals

'Individuals' is a sculpture located today outside the New Faculty of Law building at the University of Sydney, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. The bronze sculpture was created by Australian artist Andrew Rogers in 2013 and is made up of 15 sculptures of varying heights up to 3.5 metres. It was first exhibited at the gateway to the United Nations in New York City, in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza and was then donated to the university in 2018.

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Arncliffe, houses

These terrace houses are located in Mitchell Street, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. These heritage listed houses were constructed c1896 in the Victorian Filigree style by builder Thomas List, who occupied them as his personal residence until 1909.

Monday, 6 July 2020

Chippendale, mural

This mural is on a hoarding around the former Carlton and United brewery in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. The building is part of the Central Park redevelopment.

Sunday, 5 July 2020

Tempe, Uniting Church Siaola Congregation

The Siaola Congregation is a Tongan Parish of the Uniting Church which is located on the corner of Union Street and Unwins Bridge Road, in the inner west suburb of Tempe. It was built in 1933 in the Inter-War style.

Saturday, 4 July 2020

Auburn, Botanic Gardens, Japanese Gardens Lake

These geese are in the Japanese Gardens Lake in Auburn Botanic Gardens, in the western suburb of Auburn. The botanic gardens were established in 1977 and cover an area of 9.7 hectares (24 acres). The Japanese Gardens are one of the main attractions.

Friday, 3 July 2020

Sans Souci, marina, sunset

This sunset view across the Georges River is from the St George Motor Boat Club, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.
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