Sunday, 1 March 2015

Pyrmont, Terminus Hotel (Theme Day: Ageing)

The former Terminus Hotel is located on the corner of Harris Street and John Street, in the inner west suburb of Pyrmont. This heritage listed pub was built in 1915 in the Federation Free architectural style and stood at the end of the tram service from the city to Pyrmont. The delapidated hotel has been abandoned since 1991 and become overgrown with vines. The wealthy owners once planned to redevelop it along with a portfolio of historic buildings but are now selling the properties to create a charitable foundation.

40 comments:

  1. I hope this building will be recovered...Arianna

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  2. Congratulations; I believe that you are the first blogger for this theme! The building looks like it has lots of possibilities.

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  3. Very interesting architecture, although the vines have gotten a bit out of control!

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  4. I've seen a house around here that has the same kind of creeping plants on the wall.

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  5. Looks like it was a beauty in it's hey day Jim, will be interesting to see when it's sold exactly what the new owners will do with it and what the charity foundation will do with the money raised.

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  6. Lovely, hoping a restauration, this preety hotel
    Greeting from Belgium
    http://louisette.eklablog.com/

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  7. I have seen many pubs built in that style, but in this one, the roof line looks a bit special. I hope it survives.

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  8. Bonjour,

    Magnifique bâtisse... Elle mérite une belle réhabilitation...
    Gros bisous ☼

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  9. oh what a project this would be! is that a Virginia Creeper vine? Thanks for showing us this building I always feel sorry for neglected structures.

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  10. Such a grand old building! I know it look spectacular if restored, but I do enjoy the current state of it too.

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  11. I'm wondering if the vines have done too much damage to the structure. Excellent take on the theme.

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  12. This building has a lot of promise. I hope someone takes on the work of rehabilitating it.

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  13. I toyed with the idea of ageing building as most of the city I live ages from 1931
    a neat old building which I hope they pour love back into

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  14. Must have been quite something in its day. Great theme day shot.

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  15. It still has a lot of personality despite its disuse. I hope the next owners fulfill its promise.

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  16. so gracious - doubtless the demolition folk will grab it eventually

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  17. Have you seen any of the paintings by Jane Bennett. She has some fine examples of this old pub. She is a plein-air artist who stalks all the diasppearing parts of Sydney and paints them before they go. She is on FB and runs her own blog http://janebennettartist.blogspot.com.au/

    Thanks for this contribution to our theme day. I love the effects that the vines make, even though they are very destructive to the structure itself.

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    1. Thanks for the heads up, Julie. I have visited Jane's site before, when she commented on some of my previous photos. I'll have to go back and have a look for the ones of this pub.

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  18. I have noticed this hotel too (even though it is not a Royal) it is those vines that draw attention. Nice pick for the day.

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  19. Seems a shame this building is being left to fall apart!

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  20. It's a lovely building. Would love to have a look inside

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  21. Ok, this needs some TLC. Lots of possibilities here. Great choice for today's theme.

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  22. Too bad that it has been abandoned because it is beautiful! I wonder what the inside looks like.

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  23. I really hope this beautiful building will find a new life...

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  24. That is a beautiful building. I hope someone restores it.

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  25. It would be a shame to let that building continue to deteriorate. I hope someone buys it and restores it. Thanks for the photo!

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  26. I like the style of architecture and hopefully it will be fixed up in due course.

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  27. It's a wonderful old Pub Jim ... just needs a bit of TLC.

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  28. It looks like that building still has some charm under all that overgrown. Good pic for today's theme.

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  29. I enjoyed as it is but I would like they renovera the interiör.

    Happy SSS.
    / CC

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  30. What wonderful architecture. I hope it can be restored.

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  31. Beautiful old building. I hope someone buys it and takes care of it.

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  32. Oh, some little restauration needed... beautiful photo for this theme !

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