One of the entrances to the Paddington Reservoir Gardens, in the inner city suburb of Paddington. This former underground reservoir was renovated in 2009 to create an urban sanctuary with lawns, flower beds, shaded seating and a fish pond.
Thursday, 28 February 2013
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
This sandstone family vault built in the Gothic Revival architectural style is located in the Anglican section of Rookwood Cemetery, in the eastern suburb of Rookwood. Continuing the look around Rookwood from the last three days.
Tuesday, 26 February 2013
The Sacred Heart Catholic Chapel in Rookwood Necropolis, in the western suburb of Rookwood. The chapel was built in 1928, when the railway line had been extended and Mortuary Station Number Three was built nearby. The funeral train services were discontinued in 1948. The chapel wasfully restored in 2011 and is used again for funeral services.
Monday, 25 February 2013
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Sunday, 24 February 2013
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Saturday, 23 February 2013
The Sydney skyline behind Sydney Wharf at sunset, viewed from the wharves at Pyrmont. A daytime view can be seen here.
Friday, 22 February 2013
Thursday, 21 February 2013
This viaduct cuts through the middle of Wentworth Park, in inner west suburb of Glebe. It was built in 1922 to carry the freight railway line between Darling Harbour and Rozelle Goods Yards. It now carries the Metro Light Rail line, a tram between Central railway station and Lilyfield. Sydney Tower and the MLC Centre can be seen in the distance.
Wednesday, 20 February 2013
The Powerhouse Museum is located along Harris Street, in the inner city suburb of Ultimo. This view of the museum includes the former Ultimo post office in the foreground which is on the corner of William Henry Street. The museum is located in the former Ultimo power station built in 1899 to power Sydney's electric tram system, which finished service in 1961. The Powerhouse Museum opened in 1988 and houses a collection of exhibits covering history, science, technology, design, industry, decorative arts, music, transport and space exploration.
Tuesday, 19 February 2013
These historic fire engines are on display at the Powerhouse Museum, in the inner city suburb of Ultimo, near Darling Harbour. The red one is a horse-drawn, steam pump fire engine made by Merryweather & Sons at Greenwich, England, in 1895 and used at Broken Hill, New South Wales. The green one is a portable, single cylinder four horsepower steam engine made by Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, Orwell Works, at Ipswich, England in 1904 and used at Parkes, New South Wales.
Monday, 18 February 2013
The former Glebe Incinerator is located at the end of Forsyth Street, in the inner west suburb of Glebe. It was designed by Walter Burley Griffin and built in 1933 in the art deco architecural style. It operated until 1949 and then the furnace and flue were demolished in 1952. The remaining part of the shed and chimney stack were restored and reinterpreted in 2006 and the building is now used as a community hall and function centre.
Sunday, 17 February 2013
Saturday, 16 February 2013
A sunset view of the marina at the St George Motor Boat Club at sunset, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci. The boats are reflected in the waters of the Georges River, with the Captain Cook Bridge in the distance. A daytime view can be seen here.
Friday, 15 February 2013
The sun sets behind the southern suburb Sylvania viewed across the Georges River from Sans Souci.
Thursday, 14 February 2013
Wednesday, 13 February 2013
The view across Campbells Cove wharf at The Rocks, looking at the tall ship Southern Swan and Sydney Opera House.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
This life size sand sculpture of the inside of an aircraft was located in Customs Square at Circular Quay last week. It was part of a Qantas Airlines and Gold Coast Tourism promotion and was created by a team of sand sculptors from Sand In Your Eyes .
Monday, 11 February 2013
The Lion Gate leads to the Lion Gate Lodge, originally the home of the Head Gardener in the Royal Botanic Gardens. The lodge is now a function centre and it was renamed in 1979 after the two iron statues, "The Lion" and "The Lioness", which guard this gate. They were presented to the Botanic Gardens in 1912 by the executors of the estate of Edward Sanders and restored in 1989.
Sunday, 10 February 2013
Saturday, 9 February 2013
These boats are berthed at the St George Motor Boat Club marina, on the Georges River in the southern suburb of Sans Souci. The Captain Cook Bridge is in the distance.
Friday, 8 February 2013
The clouds roll in over the monuments in Pioneer Memorial Park, which is part of the the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, in the eastern suburb of Matraville. The park was created in 1976 as a memorial of early pioneers and prominent citizens of the colony of New South Wales and features memorials that were transported from early Sydney burial grounds.
Thursday, 7 February 2013
Wednesday, 6 February 2013
The Southern Swan is the tall ship docked at Campbells Cove wharf at The Rocks, preparing to sail on Sydney Harbour, while a cruise ship is docked at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.
Tuesday, 5 February 2013
St Johns Anglican Church is located along Maroubra Road in the eastern suburb of Maroubra. It feautures an impressive white bell tower against a blue sky which doesn't actually contain a bell these days.
Monday, 4 February 2013
The Nag's Head Hotel is located along St Johns Road, in the inner city suburb of Glebe. This pub was built in the 1860s and was originally known as the Town Hall Hotel, being opposite Glebe Town Hall. In 1986 it was refurbished and renamed.
Sunday, 3 February 2013
This view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge is from the north shore suburb of Milsons Point. A small gazebo is located in this small reserve along Alfred Street South, outside the North Sydney Olympic Swimming Pool.
Saturday, 2 February 2013
This cafe is located on the foreshore at East Circular Quay with great views of Sydney Harbour and the city skyline. The brick and sandstone building with timber and roughcast gables on each façade was the former Harbourmaster's Office.
Friday, 1 February 2013
These umbrellas shade patrons on a hot summer day at the Opera Bar, on the lower concourse level of the Sydney Opera House.
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