Great photo of a magnificent building, Jim!
It is valued at squillions because it is a favoured watering hole of the in-group.
Goodness that is a big lump of pub... it must have attracted a lot of drinkers in its day. Did it have residential facilities as well? Billiard rooms? A ladies lounge?
Hels, like most of these old pubs, the upper levels were used for accommodation. It most likely had a separate Ladies Lounge and possibly billiards rooms, as many did. These days it has four different bars and a bistro.
A classic pub and one of the best in the eastern suburbs.
Great shot. Have a fabulous week.Liz @ MLCLiz @ MCN
Your collection of photos of Sydney suburbs is a great resource. Glad I have found your site - Ive added a link to my new site. Cheers, Dalloway
glad they refurbished this building - it was worth it!
Thanks, Emma. Good to see another Sydney blogger in the blogosphere. I've also added your blog to my Aussie Blogs list.
Oh, I like it a lot! Look at all of those sweet sunbursts! And *so* many windows :)Thanks for participating in WWDD!
I like old buildings. Great shot!
Love the art deco details. Great find!-----------------------------------My photography is available for purchase - visit Around the Island Photography on etsy and Society6 and bring home something beautiful today!
Art deco is so distinctive isn't it?
cheers for the link Joe.
Emma, it's Jim but no worries. :)
love the architecture!
I love Deco and this brick façade is gorgeous!
Great building hardly to find this kind of structure.
A Mecca for Eastern suburbs bright young things all posing and preening. Best to visit for first drinks while they are all still asleep!
interesting architecture...great shot!
Excellent details abound, like the sunbursts that sit above the third story windows. A style of a far different era, and without cars on the street (ignoring the motorcycle), it almost looks as if we are in 1936, Nice capture!
Ralph, it's a busy intersection and I tried to get a shot with no cars in it but the bikie snuck in there. :)
Great looking building Jim, might be a good spot for quick one!!
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so cool. Love the art deco details. It is wonderful when old buildings remain in use. Thanks for the visit!
Best place for drinks in Double Bay.
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