Wednesday 26 December 2007

Liverpool statue

This contemporary statue of Governor Lachlan Macquarie sits outside the old Westpac Bank in Macquarie Street.

Wednesday 26 September 2007

Greenacre, bench

A bench in McGuigan Place, a small pedestrian mall in the western suburb of Greenacre.

Saturday 1 September 2007

Rookwood, monument

This monument at Rookwood cemetery is known as the old Chinese shrine. Rookwood Necropolis is the largest multicultural cemetery in the southern hemisphere. Anglican, General, Independent, Jewish and Muslim Trusts are the custodians of this site to provide burial and commemoration services.

Saturday 11 August 2007

Alexandria, Parkview Hotel

The Parkview Hotel is located on the corner of Mitchell Road and Harley Street, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. The Parkview Hotel was originally built in 1898, as a perfect example of an old English Tavern.

Sunday 24 June 2007

Arncliffe houses

Canberra is a Federation house in Forest Road, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe.

Saturday 23 June 2007

Arncliffe, houses

Lidsdale is in Kembla Street (left) and the next house is located in nearby Hirst Street (right).

Tuesday 19 June 2007

Monday 18 June 2007

Arncliffe, houses

Milgate Manor is on Segenhoe Street and this sandstone home is also in Segenhoe Street. Pateena is a historic home on Wollongong Road.

Thursday 14 June 2007

Wednesday 13 June 2007

Arncliffe, fire station

Arncliffe Fire Station, located on West Botany Street close to the Wickham Street intersection, was built in 2006. It replaced Rockdale Fire Station, built in 1938, which itself replaced the original Arncliffe Fire Station on the corner of Forest Road and Farrar Street, built in 1909.

Monday 11 June 2007

Arncliffe, St George School Education Office

'Teluba' is a Victorian style vila on the corner of Segenhoe Street and Avenal Street, in the southern suburb of Arncliffe. It is now used by the St George School Education Office in the grounds of Arncliffe Public School.

Saturday 28 April 2007

East Hills

East Hills is a southwestern suburb, located on the northern side of the Georges River. Before it was developed, East Hills was the name once used to describe the whole area south of Bankstown to the Georges River and east to The River Road. Not many landmarks in the suburb apart from the East Hills Shopping Court (left) and the East Hills Hotel (right).

Sunday 8 April 2007

Royal Randwick Racecourse

Royal Randwick Racecourse hosted Derby Day on Saturday, as part of the Autumn Racing Carnival.

Friday 16 February 2007

Arncliffe, Princes Highway

The Princes Highway is a major arterial road in the southern suburbs. Here are two views of the highway at Arncliffe. The top view is looking north towards the Sydney city skyline, beside Arncliffe Hotel. The bottom view is looking south towards Rockdale, with the footbridge between Arncliffe Public School and St Xaviers Catholic School.

Thursday 15 February 2007

Central, Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year celebrations are held around Chinatown. A new lantern float has been created every year for the animal that represents that year of the Chinese zodiac. These lanterns are used in the Chinese New Year parade and then displayed at Belmore Park, opposite Central railway station, for a week of celebrations.

Wednesday 14 February 2007

Sydney Airport, International Terminal

The International Terminal of Sydney Airport at Mascot, which is also known as Kingsford Smith International Airport, features this memorial to aviator Charles Kingsford Smith.

Tuesday 13 February 2007

Sydney Airport, International Terminal

The forecourt of the International Terminal, which is also known as Kingsford Smith International Airport, features a decorative courtyard with various artworks.

Monday 12 February 2007

Sydney Airport, Domestic Terminal

The Domestic Terminal of Sydney Airport features this Qantas AVRO 504K, which is a replica of the first plane flown by Qantas.

Saturday 10 February 2007

Sydney Airport, control tower

The Sydney Airport Control Tower sits on the edge of the airport, close to General Holmes Drive, in the eastern suburb of Mascot. It opened in 1996 and replaced the old control tower which operated from 1972 and remains as The Terminal Control Unit, close to the shore of Botany Bay.

Friday 9 February 2007

Wynyard, railway station entrance

This entrance to Wynyard railway station is located in a building along York Street. It was built in 1935 in the art deco style as the headquarters of the New South Wales Department of Railways.

Wednesday 24 January 2007

Penshurst shops

Penshurst Street is the main shopping strip in the southern suburb of Penshurst.

Friday 19 January 2007

Mortdale fire station

Mortdale Fire Station is located on the corner of Morts Road and Cook Street, in the southern suburb of Mortdale. The fire station was built in 1915 to replace an earlier station established in 1908.

Saturday 13 January 2007

Marrickville, Marrickville Road

A view of Marrickville Road, the main road through the inner west suburb of Marrickville.

Thursday 11 January 2007

Hurstville, Bethany College

Bethany College is a Catholic high school located on the corner of Forest Road and Croydon Road, in the southern suburb of Hurstville. Bethany College was formed in 1993 by the amalgamation of St Mary's Star of the Sea High School here at Hurstville and St Joseph's Girls High School at Kogarah.

Wednesday 10 January 2007

Tuesday 9 January 2007

Hurstville aquatic centre

The Hurstville Aquatic Centre is located on King Georges Road at Penshurst Park, in the southern suburb of Penshurst.

Monday 1 January 2007

Brighton-Le-Sands, Bay Street

The view of Bay Street, in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands, looking towards Botany Bay.
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...