Monday, 30 September 2019

Enmore, mural

This mural has been painted on the back wall of the beer garden along Lynch Lane belonging to The Golden Barley. The pub has entrances from Llewellyn Street and Edgeware Road, in the inner city suburb of Enmore. The mural depicts the fans and players of a local rugby league football team, the Newtown Jets.

Sunday, 29 September 2019

Rookwood, Human Donation Memorial

The Human Donation Memorial is located in Rookwood Cemetery in the western suburb of Rookwood. Created by Everton for the University of Technology Sydney, this Memorial commemorates the people who have donated their bodies to medicine and science. The art pieces include an array of corten steel panels with the design of a remembrance tree for the purpose of flower placement during ceremonies. Also part of this memorial, is a brass disk artwork which is the focal point of the memorial garden along with a series of uniquely designed bronze plaques sitting upon cylindrical granite plinths nearby.

Saturday, 28 September 2019

Darling Harbour, Clearview Cruises

This cruising glass boat, operated by Clearview Cruises is moored at King Street Wharf at Darling Harbour. The Cape Bowling Green lighthouse at the Australian Maritime Museum can be seen in the distance.

Friday, 27 September 2019

Pacific Power Building, 201 Elizabeth Street

The former Pacific Power Building is located at 201 Elizabeth Street. The 40 storey office and retail building, bounded by Elizabeth Street, Park Street and Castlereagh Street, was completed in 1978.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Barangaroo, ferry wharf

This ticket machine and indicator board are located near the ferry wharves, in the inner city suburb of Barangaroo.

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

MLC Centre and Stockland Glasshouse

MLC Centre and Stockland Glasshouse are office and commercial buildings which face each other along King Street. This view is from another office building, 400 George Street, across Pitt Street Mall.The MLC Centre is one of the tallest skyscrapers in Sydney and rises to 67 floors above Castlereagh Street between Martin Place and King Street. Stockland Glasshouse is a 27 floor skyscraper above King street with entrances from Pitt Street Mall and Westfield Sydney.

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Palm Beach

A view of the beach on the eastern side of the peninsula, in northern beaches suburb of Palm Beach.

Monday, 23 September 2019

Five Dock, mural

This mural is located on the laneway wall at Fred Kelly Place, in the inner west suburb of Five Dock. "The Way In or The Way Out?" is a ceramic tile painting created by Virginia Arregui in 2016 to celebrate the multicultural diversity of the suburb's community. The artwork features doorways from around the world, shown side by side.

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Rookwood, Human Donation Memorial

The Human Donation Memorial is located in Rookwood Cemetery in the western suburb of Rookwood. Created by Everton for the University of Technology Sydney, it commemorates the people who have donated their bodies to medicine and science. The art pieces include an array of corten steel panels with the design of a remembrance tree for the purpose of flower placement during ceremonies. A brass disk artwork is the focal point of the memorial garden along with a series of uniquely designed bronze plaques sitting upon cylindrical granite plinths nearby.

Saturday, 21 September 2019

East Circular Quay, Bennelong Apartments

A view of the Bennelong Apartments at East Circular Quay from West Circular Quay at twilight.

Friday, 20 September 2019

Narwee, railway station

The platform at Narwee railway station, in the southern suburb of Narwee. It is served by Sydney Trains T8 Airport & South Line services. The station opened in 1931 when the East Hills line opened from Tempe to East Hills.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Napoleon Plaza, railway station entrance

A view of two entrances to Wynyard railway station from Napoleon Plaza, on the corner of Napoleon Street and Kent Street. Wynyard Walk links Wynyard railway station to Barangaroo. The big orange "T" sign on the glass lift is found at entrances of all train stations around Sydney. The large glass awning covers stairs and escalators down to the pedestrian tunnel leading to the railway station. The Western Distributor off ramp is located above and the American Express office building is in the distance.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Cook and Phillip Park, flowers

This colourful display was located in the St Mary's Cathedral forecourt at Cook and Phillip Park, as part of the annual Living Colour Festival last year. The Australian Museum can be seen in the distance.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Australian Red Cross headquarters

The former headquarters of the Australian Red Cross is located along Clarence Street. It was originally built in 1939 in the art deco style as a warehouse and showroom for wholesalers, S Hoffnung and Co. It was restored and redeveloped as a heritage A-Grade office building in 2014. The buildings on either side have been redeveloped since then with brick facades matching the streetscape and taller towers rising above them.

Monday, 16 September 2019

Belmore, mural

This mural is painted on the side wall of Flame'N Good, a take-away shop on the corner of Burwood Road and Collins Street, in the south western suburb of Belmore.

Sunday, 15 September 2019

St Andrew's Cathedral

St Andrew's Cathedral is located on the corner of George Street and Bathurst Street. It is a cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney in the Anglican Church of Australia. This heritage listed building was originally designed by James Hume, with nave built in 1837. Edmund Blacket took over the design in 1846 in the Victorian Academic Gothic style, completed it in 1868. 

Saturday, 14 September 2019

King Street Wharf, water taxi

This water taxi is moored at King Street Wharf at Darling Harbour. The Australian National Maritime Museum is in the distance.

Friday, 13 September 2019

Sydney Park, sunset

Looking across a pond in Sydney Park at sunset, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. This large recreational area was once a brickworks which was transformed into parkland and wetlands.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Bexley North, railway station

A view of the entrance to Bexley North railway station from Bexley Road, in the southern suburb of Bexley North. The big orange "T" sign is found at entrances of all train stations around Sydney. The signs on the fences announce that the entrance will soon be upgraded,with a lift installed to provide better access to the platform.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Circular Quay, ferries

These ferries are departing the Circular Quay ferry wharves and are heading towards Sydney Harbour, passing the apartments at East Circular Quay. The Evonne Goolagong and Shane Gould are Sydney RiverCats, a class of catamarans operated by Harbour City Ferries on the Parramatta River from Circular Quay to Parramatta.

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

James Hardie House

The former "James Hardie House", also known as "Asbestos House", is a commercial and office building along York Street. The thirteen storey building was designed in two parts by Robertson & Marks in the Inter-war Stripped Classical style with some Art Deco influences, originally built in 1929 and extended in 1935. The building had a long historic association as the headquarters of the well-known Australian firm James Hardie Pty. Ltd. for over six decades.

Monday, 9 September 2019

Eveleigh, Carriageworks, art

CarriageWorks is a multi-venue arts centre in the inner city suburb of Eveleigh. It is housed in the former Eveleigh railway yards which were built between 1880 and 1889. The railway workshops on this site closed in 1988 and the heritage buildings were redeveloped into an art centre dedicated to the development and presentation of contemporary arts. The Carriageworks sign structure has been used to create a unique artwork featuring a series of portraits titled "Thom Roberts Counts Trains". Artist Thom Roberts sees people as trains and trains as people.

Sunday, 8 September 2019

Scots Presbyterian Church Sydney

The Scots Presbyterian Church Sydney is bounded by Margaret Street, York Street and Jamison Street. The original heritage listed, six storey building, built in 1929, was designed by Rosenthal, Rutledge and Beattie in the Inter War Gothic style. The high rise apartment building above was built in 2005 and was designed by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.

Saturday, 7 September 2019

Westpac Place

Westpac Place is a 33 storey commercial building along Kent Street, near the corner of Napoleon Street. This skyscraper was built in 2006 as the Australian headquarters for Westpac Bank.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections.

Friday, 6 September 2019

Sydney Harbour

Looking past silhouettes of trees at sunset, along the foreshore of the eastern suburb of Darling Point to Sydney Harbour.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 5 September 2019

Darling Harbour, Helm

Helm Bar and Bistro is located along Wheat Road at Darling Harbour, beside Pyrmont Bridge.
Linked to: Signs, Signs.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Sydney Park, bike track

This bike track was located in Sydney Park, a large recreational area in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. It was used by children to learn road rules, traffic signs and signals. It is currently being redeveloped into a skate park but there will also be a new bike track. The Sydney skyline can be seen in the distance.

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Pyrmont, Blackwattle Bay

This view across Blackwattle Bay is from Blackwattle Bay Park beside The Boatshed, in the inner city suburb of Glebe. The large blue building is the Sydney Fish Market at Pyrmont, with the Sydney skyline behind it.

Monday, 2 September 2019

Enmore, mural

This mural is on the side of a shop along Enmore Road, in the inner city suburb of Enmore.

Sunday, 1 September 2019

Rookwood, gazebo (Theme Day: Red)

This small gazebo is located in Rookwood Cemetery in the western suburb of Rookwood.
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