The Observer Hotel is located along George Street at The Rocks. This three storey heritage listed building was designed by Halligan & Wilton and built in 1908 in the Federation Free architectural style.
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
Monday, 30 May 2016
Sunday, 29 May 2016
Darlington, Sydney University Catholic Student Centre
The Sydney University Catholic Student Centre is located along City Road in the inner city suburb of Darlington. It was built in 2015 in the location where St Michael's College previously stood.
Saturday, 28 May 2016
Oatley Bay sits on the Georges River, surrounded by the suburbs of Oatley, Hurstville Grove and Connells Point. This autumn sunset view is from Morshead Drive, in the southern suburb of Connells Point.
Friday, 27 May 2016
This sunset view of Drummoyne Bay towards Henley is from The Esplanade at Taplin Park, in the inner west suburb of Drummoyne.
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Rockdale, The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel is located along Princes Highway in the southern suburb of Rockdale. It was designed by Rudder and Grout and built in 1941 in the art deco architectural style.
The fountain is located in the Oxford Street Reserve, on the corner of Oxford Street and Elizabeth Street, in the inner city suburb of Paddington. It was installed in 1968 and features the figure of a child sitting on an urn mounted on a pedestal.
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Chippendale, Sutherlands Hotel
Sutherlands Hotel, otherwise known as Bar Broadway, is located on the corner of Broadway and Regent Street in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. This heritage listed pub was built in 1939 in the Inter-War Functionalist architectural style.
Monday, 23 May 2016
Museum of Contemporary Art, Corde du Roi
This mural adorns the foyer of the Mordant Wing of the Museum of Contemporary Art. "Corde du Roi" was created by Stephen Bush in 2016 and conveys a sense of the awesome power of nature in relationship to the human figure, while also depicting humanity’s desire and capacity to tame the natural world.
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Sunday, 22 May 2016
Hurstville, St Mary’s Star of the Sea
The former St Mary’s Star of the Sea convent is located on the corner of Forest Raod and Croydon Road, in the southern suburb of Hurstville. It was built in 1886 and is now part of Bethany College, a Catholic girl's high school.
Saturday, 21 May 2016
Chiswick, ferry wharf
The Chiswick ferry wharf is located on the southern side of the Parramatta River, close to Gladesville Bridge, in the inner west suburb of Chiswick.
Friday, 20 May 2016
Kogarah Bay, sunset
Looking across Kogarah Bay at sunset from Bonney Street Wharf, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Thursday, 19 May 2016
The Rocks, sculpture
This sculpture is on the wall of the Customs Officers Stairs at The Rocks. It is a war memorial created by Lyndon Dadswell, a lieutenant who created sculptures of his war time experience serving with the Australian infantry in the Middle East. The plaque below reads: In memory of the men of the 6th Australian division who sailed from these shores during World War 2 (1939-1945) to serve in North Africa, Greece, Syria, Ceylon and Papua New Guinea.
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Campbells Cove, Sydney Opera House
The view from Campbells Cove beside Campbells Cove Wharf at The Rocks, out across Sydney Harbour to the Sydney Opera House and Fort Denison.
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Eveleigh, Locomotive Workshop
The former Eveleigh Railway Yards are part of the Australian Technology Park, in the inner city suburb of Eveleigh. This heritage listed Locomotive Workshop was built in 1877, consisting of 16 bays originally used for one or more trades required to repair or manufacture locomotives and their components. It now houses commercial office and exhibition space.
Monday, 16 May 2016
This heritage listed terrace house is located along Garden Street, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. It was built in 1893 in the Victorian Filigree architectural style and served as the mayor's residence, next to the Alexandria Town Hall.
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Alexandria, St Lazarus Serbian Orthodox Church
St Lazarus Serbian Orthodox Church is located on the corner of Renwick Street and Dibbs Street, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria.
Saturday, 14 May 2016
Rozelle, Iron Cove
This view across Iron Cove to the Iron Cove Bridge is from King George Park, in the inner west suburb of Rozelle.
Friday, 13 May 2016
Sans Souci, Bonney Street Wharf
This sunset is viewed from Bonney Street Wharf, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci, looking out on Kogarah Bay. This vivid sunset was a result of the combination of smoke from hazard reduction burns around the city and clearing storm clouds.
Thursday, 12 May 2016
North Sydney, Mount Street
This entrance to North Sydney railway station is located on the corner of Pacific Highway and Mount Street, in the north shore suburb of North Sydney. On weekdays this is a very busy commercial precinct but on a Sunday this entrance is locked and there aren't many people around. The heritage listed building in the foreground on the right is the former Bank of New South Wales built in 1931 in the Inter-War Free Classical architectural style.
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
McMahons Point, ferry wharf
The McMahons Point ferry wharf is located at the end of Henry Lawson Avenue, on Sydney Harbour, in the north shore suburb of McMahons Point. The Sydney Opera House can be seen in the distance past the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This is a historical photo now since this wharf is currently being demolished and will be replaced by a new one soon.
Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Sydney Hospital, North Wing
The North Wing of Sydney Hospital is located along Macquarie Street, viewed from the rear. This heritage listed building is part of a three building complex with a central administration block linked to north and south ward wings. They were designed by Thomas Rowe and John Kirkpatrick and constructed between 1884 and 1894 in the Victorian architectural style.
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Monday, 9 May 2016
Rozelle, Easton Park, mural
This is part of the mural on the amenities building in Easton Park, along Lilyfield Road in the inner west suburb of Rozelle. It was created by Sheo White in 2010 for the 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. The mural features various sports and leisure activities that can be experienced in the park. Other parts of the mural can be seen here and here.
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Labels: art, parks, Suburbs - Rozelle, toilets
Sunday, 8 May 2016
Rockdale, St Petka Macedonian Orthodox Church
St Petka Macedonian Orthodox Church is located along Railway Parade, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. I've featured this church today because The Resurrection of Christ Macedonian Orthodox Church, also in this suburb, was destroyed by fire this week after Orthodox Easter celebrations. That congregation was formed when a dispute within the church resulted in a split.
Saturday, 7 May 2016
Alexandria, Sydney Park, wetlands
Sydney Park is a large inner city recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. It features a number of ponds and wetlands that attract many animals and birds. This is a view of the pond in the south-east corner of the park.
Friday, 6 May 2016
Pyrmont, pole garden
A sunset view of the pylons of a former wharf which form a 'pole garden' beside Pirrama Park, in the inner west suburb of Pyrmont. The site was previously used for the water police headquarters. The White Bay Cruise Terminal can be seen in the distance across Johnstons Bay.
Thursday, 5 May 2016
Art Gallery of New South Wales, The Questioning Column
'The Questioning Column' is an artwork that adorns a column outside the front entrance of the Art Gallery of New South Wales in The Domain. It was created by Sheila Hicks out of acrylic fibres for the 20th Biennale of Sydney, Australia's largest contemporary arts festival.
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Labels: art, City, galleries, The Domain
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Botanic Gardens, Morshead Fountain
Morshead Fountain sits outside the Morehead Fountain Gate entrance to the Royal Botanic Gardens. The fountain was erected in 1966 in memory of Lieutenant-General Sir Lesley Morshead and the men who served with him. Morshead was knighted for his defence of Tobruk in World War II.
Tuesday, 3 May 2016
Queen's Square, Prince Albert
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Monday, 2 May 2016
Loftus Lane, mural
This colourful mural is located on the corner of Loftus Lane and Customs House Lane, opposite the back entrance of Customs House. "To be free is to have no fear" was created by Nadia Hernandez in 2015 as part of the City Walls project.
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Sunday, 1 May 2016
Marrickville, water pumping station (Theme Day: Smell)
A water pumping station is located along the railway line, at the end of Carrington Road, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The heritage listed site features the sewage pumping station, the former engineer's house, boiler house and chimney. It was built in 1900 in the Federation Romanesque architectural style. It is one of the oldest sewage pumping stations still in active service in the Sydney Water system and has the dual function of carrying sewage and stormwater. It was formerly powered by a coal fired boiler which is why it required a chimney stack.
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