St Augustine's Catholic Church is located along Eaton Street, in the inner west suburb of Balmain. The heritage listed redbrick and sandstone church with a prominent tower was designed by Albert Edmund Bates and built in 1908 in the Federation Gothic architectural style. It stands alongside the former church which was built in 1851 in sandstone.
Sunday, 31 August 2014
Saturday, 30 August 2014
Birchgrove, Snails Bay
This view across Snails Bay towards the Sydney Harbour Bridge from the inner west suburb of Birchgrove. The wharf can be accessed from a walkway that runs along the foreshore of Birchgrove Park.
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Friday, 29 August 2014
This fence is located along Nicholson Street, blocking off traffic into the pedestrian mall in Forbes Street, in the inner city suburb of Woolloomooloo. The preserved sandstone pillars and fence once surrounded the port facilities at Woolloomooloo Bay.
Thursday, 28 August 2014
Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel
The Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel is located on the corner of Cowper Wharf Roadway and Bourke Street, in the inner city suburb of Woolloomooloo. It was formerly the Macquarie Hotel designed by Ernest Lindsay Thompson and built in 1922 in the Inter-War Free Classical architectural style.
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
'Hockington' is a heritage listed house located along Johnston Street, in the inner west suburb of Annandale. It was built around 1888, in the Victorian Free Classical architectural style and is part of the Witches' Houses precinct.
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Annandale, Bicentennial Park
The Esther Abrahams Pavilion is located in Bicentennial Park, in inner west suburb of Annandale. It is named after the woman, who with her husband George Johnston, founded the Annandale Estate which lent its name to the suburb. The park is on the foreshore of Rozelle Bay, with the Anzac Bridge just seen in the distance.
Monday, 25 August 2014
This mural is on the front of a warehouse along Mullens Street, in the inner west suburb of Rozelle. "Brick By Brick" was created by Guilherme and Debora, a couple known as Geebs, involved in graffiti, illustration and 2D animation. It depicts the the former port facilities at nearby White Bay and surrounding warehouses. It won first prize in the 2013 Wall to Wall Competition, which seeks to minimise graffiti in the local area whilst offering artists an opportunity to showcase their skills, style and creativity.
Sunday, 24 August 2014
Russell Lea, St Andrew's Anglican Church
St Andrew's Anglican Church is located along Byrne Avenue, in the inner west suburb of Russell Lea. While the church gives its address as Abbotsford, it is officially in Russell Lea although it is on the border. The red bricks and white trims are often seen in triple-fronted houses built in the 1950s and 1960s but you don't see many churches built in this style.
Saturday, 23 August 2014
Kogarah Bay, wharf
This sunset view across Kogarah Bay is from the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Friday, 22 August 2014
Arncliffe, railway station, rainbow
Thursday, 21 August 2014
This heritage listed building and chimney were originally part of the Royal Hospital For Women, in the inner city suburb of Paddington. It was opened in 1905 and was run by the Benevolent Society until 1992. The hospital transferred to a new site in Randwick in 1997 and this main building was redeveloped into an apartment block.
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
This monument is located along Marine Parade, overlooking Maroubra Beach, in the eastern suburb of Maroubra. The anchor is from the 'Tekapo', a steamship wrecked on shallow reef at southern end of Maroubra Beach in 1899. It was recovered in 1986 by local diver Greg Tannos and installed here near the Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club.
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The Rocks, shop and residence
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Monday, 18 August 2014
The Rocks, Harrington Street, mural
This is one of four murals that have been painted on the underpass of the Cahill Expressway where it crosses Harrington Street, at The Rocks. The award winning murals were created by Geoff Williams in 2011, depicting the city as it was in the past. It is based oh a photo which shows Harrington Street being excavated to its current level. Following the outbreak of the plague in 1900, the State Government seized control of The Rocks and began to straighten and realign the streets, which had evolved without planning from the convict period.
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Sunday, 17 August 2014
Waterloo, Congregational Church
Waterloo Congregational Church is located along Botany Road in the inner city suburb of Waterloo. This heritage listed church was designed by Herbert S Thompson and built in 1883 in the Victorian Gothic architectural style.
Saturday, 16 August 2014
A bridge connects this pontoon floating on Iron Cove to King George Park, on the foreshore of the inner west suburb of Rozelle. The Iron Cove Bridge can be seen in the distance linking Rozelle with Drummoyne.
Friday, 15 August 2014
Sydney Harbour, sunset
Thursday, 14 August 2014
Alexandria, Sydney Park, chimneys
These chimney stacks at Sydney Park, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria, are viewed from the entrance at the corner of King Street and Sydney Park Road near St Peters railway station. They were once part of brickworks which operated from 1840 until 1970 before being redeveloped as parkland. The same chimneys decorated at Christmas can be seen here.
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Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Circular Quay, ferry and bridge
This view of Circular Quay out across Sydney Harbour to the Sydney Harbour Bridge is from the walkway between Circular Quay railway station and the Circulaar Quay wharves. The Borrowdale is a First Fleet Class ferry that was acquired in 1985 and is part of the Sydney Ferries fleet that operates services on inner harbour routes. It was named Borrowdale, after the one of eleven ships of the First Fleet that sailed to Australia in 1787.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
'Takapunna' is a house on the corner of Park Avenue and Renwick Street, in the inner west suburb of Drummoyne. This heritage listed freestanding terrace house was built around 1890, in the Victorian Filigree architectural style.
Monday, 11 August 2014
Stanmore, graffiti art
The large scale mural by graffiti artist Phibs on the facade of this warehouse along Salisbury Road, in the inner west suburb of Stanmore. It contains Ozanam Industries, which is involved in packaging and assembly services. It is run by St Vincent de Paul Society and provides employment for people with a disability.
Sunday, 10 August 2014
Vaucluse, St Michael's Anglican Church
A view of St Michael's Anglican Church from the ornate entrance on the corner of Vaucluse Road and Gilliver Avenue, in the eastern suburb of Vaucluse. This heritage listed sandstone church was designed by Edmund Blacket in the Gothic architectural style and built in 1877.
Saturday, 9 August 2014
Sans Souci, water police
These boats are moored at the water police marina on the Georges River, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Friday, 8 August 2014
Bardwell Valley, Silver Jubilee Park, sunset
This colourful sunset was captured above the tree tops in Silver Jubilee Park, in the southern suburb of Bardwell Valley.
Thursday, 7 August 2014
Tempe, Harry's Cafe De Wheels
This Harry's Cafe De Wheels is located along the Prices Highway, in the inner west suburb of Tempe. This franchise opened in 2010 but the drive-in restaurant has had previous lives as Deno's Diner and Cobb & Co Drive-In Restaurant. It features the iconic Harry's Cafe De Wheels sign as seen on the original cafe at Woolloomooloo.
Wednesday, 6 August 2014
Garden Island, dockyard
Garden Island is located in the eastern suburb of Potts Point. This view is across Woolloomooloo Bay from Mrs Macquarie's Point at The Domain. The island has supported naval activities since 1788 and was originally used as a garden bed to grow food for ship crews. The land between Potts Point and Garden Island was reclaimed to expand the site for engineering facilities. It is a major marine engineering and refit centre for the Royal Australian Navy and Thales Australia. This precinct features a number of heritage buildings which were built in the 1880s and 1890s.
Tuesday, 5 August 2014
Woolloomooloo, post box
This historic post box is located along along Cowper Wharf Road, at the corner of Forbes Street, in the inner city suburb of Woolloomooloo. These cylindrical cast iron red painted pillar boxes were first produced in 1861 by Triggs and Marr. They feature a letter slot towards the top and a finial of a stylised waratah with embossed acanthus leaves on top of the box.
Monday, 4 August 2014
This former warehouse building on Woolloomooloo Wharf was built in 1915 and was a working wharf until the 1970s. It has been converted to a hotel, apartments and restaurants. The bridge links to a newer apartment building that sits on the end of the wharf.
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Sunday, 3 August 2014
Woolloomooloo, terrace houses
Saturday, 2 August 2014
These boats are moored at the marina which runs along Woolloomooloo Wharf. The redeveloped wharf in Woolloomooloo Bay, also known as the Finger Wharf, features a hotel, apartments and restaurants.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections
Friday, 1 August 2014
Woolloomooloo, Harry's Cafe De Wheels (Theme Day: Take Away Shop)
Harry's Cafe De Wheels is located along Cowper Wharf Road, in the inner city suburb of Woolloomooloo. Sitting on the shore of Woolloomooloo Bay, near the Garden Island naval dockyard, this take away shop is an iconic Sydney landmark which now also has a number of franchises around the city and suburbs. The meat pies, sausage rolls, pasties and hot dogs on the menu are a popular part of the city's nightlife. Harry's Cafe De Wheels was originally a caravan café operated by Harry Edwards in the 1930s. "Harry's Tiger" is the signature dish which consists of a chunky lean beef pie topped with mushy peas, mash potato and gravy.
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