Looking across Campbells Cove towards Circular Quay. A Captain Cook cruise boat which cruises Sydney Harbour is waiting near the Dawn Princess cruise ship which cruises the Pacific Ocean.
Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
The former New York Hotel is located along George Street at The Rocks. This five storey building is one of two heritage listed buildings built in 1908 in the Federation Free architectural style that formed the hotel. In the late 1980s, a large commercial building called the DFS Galleria, was erected behind it with the facades of this and a number of other buildings incorporated into the complex.
Monday, 28 September 2015
The former New York Hotel is located along George Street at The Rocks. This three storey building is one of two heritage listed buildings built in 1908 in the Federation Free architectural style that formed the hotel. In the late 1980s, a large commercial building called the DFS Galleria, was erected behind it with the facades of this and a number of other buildings incorporated into the complex.
Sunday, 27 September 2015
St Michael's Anglican Church is located on the corner of Flinders Street and Albion Street in the inner city suburb of Surry Hills. This heritage listed church was designed by Edmund Blacket and built in 1854 in the Gothic Revival architectural style.
Saturday, 26 September 2015
A Ghost Gum tree located at the edge of the Botanic Gardens near the Tarpeian Way Gate, looking towards the Sydney skyline. Tarpeian Way is the pathway that runs along the edge of the steep cliff known as the Tarpeian Wall.
Friday, 25 September 2015
Looking across the pedestrian bridge from The Domain towards Yurong Water Garden in Cook and Phillip Park and Sydney skyline rising behind it. It crosses over St Marys Road, at the intersection with Riley Street, Yurong Parkway and Sir John Young Crescent.
Thursday, 24 September 2015
"Veil of Trees" is an art installation located in the nature strip between the two sides of Mrs Macquaries Road at The Domain, just outside the Royal Botanic Gardens. It was created in 1999 by Janet Laurence and Jisuk Han. It consists of a line of forest red gum tree plantings and glass panels embedded with seeds, ash, honey, resin with fragments of prose and poems by Australian writers, inspired by the landscape.
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
"Love Led Them" is a bronze sculpture of a Cupid, a young boy with bow and arrows and wings, on a marble plinth set in the central pond of the Pioneer Memorial Garden, in the Royal Botanic Gardens. It was sculpted by Paul Raphael Montford and marks the precise spot of the centre of the dome of the former Garden Palace, a grand exhibition building built in 1879 that burnt down three years later.
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
'Near Kin Kin' is an art installation in Customs Square, in front of Customs House near Circular Quay. This soaring 21-metre bamboo sculpture has been created by Cave Urban, a research and design studio, for the Art & About Sydney Festival.
Monday, 21 September 2015
Sunday, 20 September 2015
The Royal Hospital for Women Park is located in the inner city suburb of Paddington. It is bounded by Brown Street, Glenmore Road and Flinton Street. It takes its name from the Royal Hospital for Women which stood on the site and surrounding land between 1901 and 1997.
Saturday, 19 September 2015
"Twilight Garden" is an art installation in the foyer of Customs House, which is part of the Art & About Sydney Festival. It has been created by Mary-Anne Kyriakou and features 12 radiant, ornamental pillars reflected in a black ‘pond’. Internal colour-changing LED lights softly transform the naturalistic imagery, reminiscent of water gardens in ancient Islamic cities.
Friday, 18 September 2015
Pioneers’ Memorial Park is located along the Hume Highway, between Campbell Street and Macquarie Street, in the south western suburb of Liverpool. This was originally the site of the cemetery of St Luke's Anglican Church. In 1970, the cemetery was converted into a rest park, featuring original headstones and a memorial wall.
Thursday, 17 September 2015
This tram waits at the Capitol Square Light Rail stop along Hay Street at Haymarket, on its way to Central Railway Station. The Corporation Building is the heritage listed building that can be seen in the background.
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
The sculpture is part of The Children’s Fountain otherwise known as The Tank Stream Fountain in Herald Square, on the corner of George Street and Alfred Street near Circular Quay. The bronze fountain was created by Stephen Walker and presented to the City of Sydney in 1981 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper in 1831. It features flora and fauna including frogs, snakes, goannas and tortoises. A plaque set into the ground reads: “The Children’s Fountain - Dedicated to all the children who have played around the Tank Stream. Presented by John Fairfax & Sons Limited, 1981″.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
The former English, Scottish & Australian Chartered Bank is a heritage listed building along George Street at The Rocks. It was designed by William Wilkinson Wardell and built in 1886 in the Gothic Revival architectural style. It now houses an Italian restaurant.
Monday, 14 September 2015
This bus shelter, located along National Avenue in the southern suburb of Loftus, features indigenous art.
Sunday, 13 September 2015
St Jude's Cemetery is located along The Avenue, in the eastern suburb of Randwick. These monuments and gravestones in this historic cemetery, sit behind St Jude's Anglican Church.
Saturday, 12 September 2015
The Brickpit Ring Walkway is located above a pond in the western suburb of Homebush Bay. The pond was originally a brickpit which was to be redeveloped as a tennis complex, as part of Olympic Park for the Sydney 2000 Olympics. However, during construction the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog was discovered living here, so the habitat was protected. The Brickpit Ring Walkway was built to allow visitors to view the habitat from above.
Friday, 11 September 2015
A sunset view of the Northern Water Feature, located at Sydney Olympic Park, in the western suburb of Homebush Bay.
Thursday, 10 September 2015
Wednesday, 9 September 2015
A water taxi approaches the western side of Circular Quay with the Sydney Opera House in the background.
Tuesday, 8 September 2015
'Living Colour' creates vibrant floral displays around the city and inner city suburbs every year in Spring. These flowers and plants are located at Customs Square, in front of Customs House near Circular Quay. The planter boxes feature snapdragons, celosia and curly parsley, blue and burgundy petunias, euphorbia, ageratum and bromeliads.