Friday, 27 August 2010

Millers Point and Barangaroo

This view of the inner city suburbs of Millers Point and Barangaroo is from a ferry on Sydney Harbour. Moore's Wharf and the Operational Headquarters of the Sydney Ports Corporation in the foreground and the Palisade Hotel on the horizon are in Millers Point. The Harbour Control Tower and the city's former port facilities, which are soon to be redeveloped, were formerly part of Millers Point but are now part of a new suburb known as Barangaroo.

65 comments:

  1. Terrific capture as always! Love the tower silhouetted against the sky! And what clear, beautiful skies they are! Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  2. Love the beautiful blue sky and the deep blue water!

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  3. Love the outline of all those buildings. Great shot as always :)
    An English Girl Rambles

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  4. Ciao J Bar, a rich picture that is composed of various elements of interest!

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  5. Cool photo! The tower grabs your attention first and then the red boat -- much action in this "sky shot."

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  6. Hi J Bar
    questa è una grandiosa torre !!!
    Sarebbe bello poter scattare delle foto da quella visuale :)
    Eì possibile salirci ?
    Buona serata.

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  7. look at that great hotel the Pallisades, still closed I think.

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  8. Rosa, you can't climb the tower to enjoy the view at the moment but I think once they complete the redevelopment at Barangaroo they should consider keeping it as a tourist attraction.

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  9. What a joy it must be to see the Tower from afar, returning home.


    daily athens

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  10. This is a beautiful shot. That tower is impressive against the bright blue sky...but oh, that little red and yellow boat steals the show...

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  11. Wonderful scenic shot, the sky is looking beautiful.

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  12. Nice picture. I like the red boat, it really stands out against all the blue.

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  13. They should NOT pull down that tower, but keep it for blogers to go up and take photos. No doubt a small fee would change hands.

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  14. That's a harbour view you don't see very often.

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  15. Bruce, I wouldn't mind paying a small fee for the privilege of that view. I hope they keep it too.

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  16. The tower looks impressive. I bet you get nice views if you were to get on top. Great shot! :)

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  17. Beautiful blue sky and water, Jim -- and I love that red and yellow harbor district boat!

    And another wonderful town name! How could you not be happy living in a town named Barangaroo?

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  18. Sure does look like an amazing place. Your photos are wonderful.

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  19. I love the photo of the ferry. Happy Sky Watch to you!

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  20. I always learn something about your part of the world--so far from mine--when I visit your blog. Thank you for sharing.

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  21. Nice skyline. I was wondering what the strange tower was, it must be the Harbour Control Tower.

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  22. Great shot, so much happening, all under that big blue sky. That tower is very dominating and intriguing.

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  23. A harbor control tower, I never knew there was such a thing.

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  24. Nice shot. Looks like an interesting area. I live in one of our cities historical suburbs, which has become very trendy. I imagine that Bangaroo will be a great place to live

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  25. Thank your for visiting me. Your blog is interesting. I have to come back and read more and look at all your nice photos.
    Enjoy your lovely blye sky :-)

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  26. Well, wonderful as usual!
    The profile of the city, with tower vertical line give the feeling of a very dynamic and busy place!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Regards
    wind

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  27. Sydney Harbor is quite a large body of water! You have shown us some great shots of he city and its relationship to seagoing.

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  28. Gorgeous blue sky and water. Have a great weekend!

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  29. terrific..ive been planning sydney for years..hope im able to make it soon

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  30. Love the strange shape of the tower against the sky.

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  31. Loved the series on Barangaroo and Millers Point, along with the history. So wonderful to see the regeneration and the little nods at history that are incorporated.

    And of course, the wonderful photography showcases it all so beautifully. Thanks.

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  32. This control tour is quite amazing... I love the way you took that picture : it gives to it such a high apearence...

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  33. Beautiful capture !!
    I love the view... there is so much to see... ;-))
    Have a Happy Sky Watch...
    Greetings Anna

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  34. It's the first tiem I seen a Harbour control tower. is it like an airport tower, but for boats?

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  35. such a clear shot....I love the pure blues of the sea and sky.

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  36. Great shot of that harbor under the clear blue sky.

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  37. Ann, that's exactly what a Harbour Control Tower is used for. It was needed here when Sydney's main port was located at Barangaroo and all the ships and boats still used the wharves around the harbour at Millers Point and Pyrmont.

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  38. Great shot. Love to visit this place someday.

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  39. Oh, what a lovely place! Great image too .... wish you a nice weekend .... Irene :o)

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  40. Jbar,
    thanks for visiting my blog & commenting! It's nice to see your part of the world! Looks like a busy & bustling big city! Love the ocean & some of the wonderful shots of sculptures & such! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  41. nice shot....nice deep blue sky, it looks good in contrast with the tower.

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  42. I like it when a city converts an old port into a thriving new-bu-looks-old business/ shopping district. It'll be a nice shopping area, attracting tourists!

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  43. Gorgeous! You make me want a new camera! ha.

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  44. That's a cool tower; I'd love to do some skywatching from up there! Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy the week.

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