Tuesday, 15 September 2015

The Rocks, bank

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.

14 comments:

  1. Interesting concept with the windows. If you like you can link in on an all new edition of "Through My Lens" photo meme. Link is below.

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  2. The windows are celestial! Great photo, Jim

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  3. I wish some architects would let a Gothic Revival influence some modern buildings!

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  4. Interesting architecture.
    Thanks for sharing at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/09/nighttime-paddle-on-jordan-lake.html

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  5. It remind me of an old registry office in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England.

    Thanks for sharing.

    John

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  6. I really like the architecture, Jim!! Different from anything we have here!! Great capture for the day as always and, as always, your wonderful blue, blue skies!! Hope your week is off to a great start!!

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  7. Bonjour,

    Une très belle photo. Une jolie architecture.

    Gros bisous ☼

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  8. I love all the old historical buildings in The Rocks!

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  9. Good that this lovely building is being preserved.

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  10. Very unusual proportions in this architecture Jim.

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  11. LOVE this structure. I really like the contrast between the symmetry of the upper section with the asymmetry of the ground floor. The single exterior material just makes a perfect pallet for the absolutely beautiful decoration in the stone work. Thanks for sharing this little treasure.

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