Rose of Australia Hotel is located on the corner of Swanston Street and George Street, in the inner city suburb of Erskineville. It was designed by Prevost and Ruwald and built in 1934 in the inter-war free classical architectural style.
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Monday, 29 June 2015
This urban artwork is located on the facade of a former warehouse along Roachford Street, in the inner city suburb of Erskineville. The building is home to Commune Studios, a co-working space for creative industry freelancers, small businesses and entrepreneurs. It is a collective of creatives from many fields – design, photography, film, journalism, public relations, events – all working under one roof. I photographed this artwork a few years ago when the lips were originally red, which can be seen here.
Sunday, 28 June 2015
St John the Evangelist Anglican Church is located on the corner of Birchgrove Road and Spring Street, in the inner west suburb of Birchgrove. This heritage listed church was built in 1892 in the Victorian Free Gothic architectural style.
Saturday, 27 June 2015
This marina is located on Abbotsford Bay in the inner west suburb of Abbotsford. The view from Abbotsford Cove Foreshore Park looks out towards Parramatta River and Gladesville Bridge.
Friday, 26 June 2015
The sun sets behind the Balmain West Ferry wharf, in the inner west suburb of Balmain. The wharf is located at the end of Elliott Street on the shore of Iron Cove, so is also known as the Elliott Street Wharf.
Thursday, 25 June 2015
These banners along Art Gallery Road mark the border between the Botanic Gardens and The Domain. The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Tower and the MLC Centre can be seen in the distance.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
The Frederic Joseph Walker memorial fountain is located on the western side of Hyde Park North. F.J. Walker was a prominent city businessman whose company produced sheepskins and processed meat for export. The plaque nearby reads as follows: This fountain was presented to the City of Sydney by the family of Frederic Joseph Walker as a tribute to his memory and all who pioneered primary industry in Australia. 15th February 1961.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
These heritage listed buildings, built in the Federation Free Classical architectural style, are located along George Street at The Rocks. In 1988, a large commercial building called the DFS Galleria (Duty Free Store) was erected behind them with the shopfront facades retained and the buildings incorporated into the complex. The former New York Hotel built in 1908 has a five storey tower section and a lower three storey section splayed at a slight angle to follow the change in the alignment of the street. The three storey Quay Chambers building was built in 1913. The shop and residence with the arched balcony and window along with the three storey shop and residence on the corner of Globe Street were built in 1914.
Monday, 22 June 2015
Sunday, 21 June 2015
The Institute Building is located along City Road, on the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Darlington. It was designed by architect Benjamin Backhouse and built in stages from 1870 to 1892 with additions by other architects continuing in 1912 and 1928. It was built in the Italianate architectural style but contains French Gothic style elements. It housed the New South Wales Institution for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind, the largest of its type in Australia.
Saturday, 20 June 2015
The Darlington Centre is a conference centre and event space along City Road, on the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Darlington. The Press Building is a restored house in Victorian Italianate architectural style built in the 1880s, which was formerly the director's residence for the adjacent former Deaf and Blind Institute.
Friday, 19 June 2015
The Darlington Centre and Forum Restaurant are a conference centre and event space on the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Darlington. The Darlington Centre is a restored 1880s house, formerly the director's residence for the adjacent former Blind Institute. The Forum Restaurant was built in the adjacent space in 2002, with twelve 19th century stone gateposts, excavated from the site, defining the gardens and lawns. A couple of cranes dominate the skyline from new developments nearby.
Thursday, 18 June 2015
The Old Geology Building is on the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. It was designed by Walter Liberty Vernon and built in 1895 but was altered by Professor Leslie Wilkinson in 1920. It is located near the Parramatta Road footbridge entrance and opposite the Footbridge Theatre.
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
The MS Albatros is a cruise ship that docks at the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay.
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
The Corporation Building is located on the corner of Hay Street and Parker Street, in the inner city suburb of Haymarket. It was designed by George McRae and built in 1895 in the Federation Anglo-Dutch architectural style. It was originally used for administration for the nearby markets. It was renovated in 2000 and now houses a community centre, a restaurant and shops.
Monday, 15 June 2015
These colourful light projections on Customs House at Circular Quay were displayed during the Vivid Sydney festival, from 22 May to 8 June 2015. "Enchanted Sydney" was created by Spinifex Group. The projections are fitted specifically to the architectural form of the building, using graphics that integrate natural imagery with textures and colours that reflect aspects of Sydney's natural environment.
Sunday, 14 June 2015
The Brighton Uniting Church is located along Kings Road, in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands.
Saturday, 13 June 2015
The sun sets behind Sydney Airport and is reflected on Botany Bay. The navigation mark, floating walkways and pylons are at the Botany Bay Boat Ramp, in the eastern suburb of Botany.
Friday, 12 June 2015
The former warehouse was the Royal Edward Victulating Yard Building C, located along Pirrama Road on Darling Island, in the inner west suburb of Pyrmont. It was designed by Walter Liberty Vernon and built in 1915 in the Federation architectural style. It was used by the Royal Australian Navy and is now the Sydney headquarters for the Seven Network, one of Australia's three major commercial television networks. The city skyline can be seen in the distance.
Thursday, 11 June 2015
The Star casino features this sign outside the Pirrama Road entrance, in the inner city suburb of Pyrmont. This year the casino took part in the Vivid Sydney Festival, which ran from 22 May to 8 June 2015. Along with other lighting displays, the large letters were wrapped in silver and were backlit by these giant lights which put on quite a show at night.
Wednesday, 10 June 2015
"Norbert The Nautilus" is a light sculpture which was located in Chatswood Mall, in the north shore suburb of Chatswood. Chatswood Mall is at the western end of Victoria Avenue and links to Chatswood railway station and the bus terminal. The nautilus light sculpture was created by Ample Projects for the Vivid Sydney Festival, which ran from 22 May to 8 June 2015. It is part of the "The Nautilus and the Sea" theme which could be seen around the Chatswood precinct.
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
These Jellyfish Chandeliers were located at Chatswood Interchange, in the north shore suburb of Chatswood. The artworks were created by Ample Projects for the Vivid Sydney Festival, which ran from 22 May to 8 June 2015. Chatswood Interchange is a shopping centre which links Chatswood railway station with the bus terminal and Chatswood Mall.
Monday, 8 June 2015
Sunday, 7 June 2015
The facade of St Mary's Cathedral viewed from Cathedral Square in Cook and Philip Park, at night. It is located along College Street between St Mary's Road and William Street. The foundation stone was laid in 1868 and the sandstone cathedral was built in the Gothic Revival style of the 19th century, in a number of stages with the spires only completed in 2002.
Saturday, 6 June 2015
Moore’s Wharf is located on Walsh Bay, in the inner city suburb of Millers Point. It was established in the 1830s by Henry Moore, the first Australian P&O agent. The sandstone warehouse was built by William Long using convict labour and stone quarried on site. Moore bought the wharf and accompanying building from Long in 1837. The warehouse was originally located further west but in 1978 was moved, stone by stone, to its present location when it became the Operational Headquarters of the Sydney Ports Corporation. The vessels moored at the wharf are used by Sydney Ports Corporation on Sydney Harbour.
Friday, 5 June 2015
The Star of the Show Ferris Wheel has been temporarily installed at Darling Harbour. The 32 metre high ferris wheel features rotating gondolas and LED lights with colour changing patterns and designs.
Thursday, 4 June 2015
The Pyrmont Casino ferry wharf is located on Pyrmont Bay opposite The Star casino, in the inner city suburb of Pyrmont. This is a temporary wharf during the reconstruction of the nearby Pyrmont Bay Wharf, beside the Australian National Maritime Museum, over the next few months. The Scarborough is a First Fleet Class ferry acquired in 1986, which is part of the Sydney Ferries fleet that operates on the Inner Harbour. It was named Scarborough, after one of eleven ships of the First Fleet that sailed to Australia in 1787.
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
These cannons are on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour, with the museum's boats and ships and the Sydney skyline as a backdrop.
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
The former Winns department store is located along Liverpool Street, in the inner city suburb of Darlinghurst. This heritage listed building was designed by John Reid and built in the Federation architectural style. The main entrance to this building was originally from Oxford Street via a set of steps and lane which have since been redeveloped. The store was redeveloped due to widening Oxford Street and again in 1972. It closed in 1982 and is now used for office and retail space.
Monday, 1 June 2015
These two landmark buildings along Broadway were originally the flagship buildings of the former Grace Brothers department store. They stand on the border of two inner city suburbs with the original five storey building on the left built in 1904 in Glebe and the matching building on the right completed in 1923 in Ultimo. The stylish Broadway store, which was built in the Federation/Edwardian style of architecture, closed in 1992. The 1904 building became part of The Broadway Shopping Centre, a shopping mall with retail space, cinemas and restaurants. This 1923 building is now UniLodge, student accommodation for the nearby University of Sydney and also contains retail space and restaurants