Thursday, 31 October 2019

Pyrmont, signpost

This signpost is located at the western end of the Pyrmont Bridge, in the inner west suburb of Pyrmont. It points to all the local attractions from the Darling Quarter, International Convention Centre to Aquarium Wharf, Cockle Bay Wharf, King Street Wharf, Chinese Garden to the Star casino.

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Australian National Maritime Museum, exhibition

These information pillars are part of an exhibition currently on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour. "Elysium Arctic" is a series of artworks capturing the icons of the polar north – icebergs, glaciers, wildlife and views of land and sea. It records the devastating impact of climate change in the earth's northernmost regions.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Leichhardt, Hawthorne, light rail stop

The Hawthorne light rail stop, in the inner west suburb of Leichhardt. This stop is on the Central to Dulwich Hill line of the Sydney Light Rail Network, which runs beside the Hawthorne Canal.

Monday, 28 October 2019

Clarence Street, art

This artwork is on the side of a multi-level car park in Clarence Street. It was created by The Distillery, a graphic design company.

Sunday, 27 October 2019

Waverley, Lugar Brae Uniting Church

The Lugar Brae Uniting Church is located on the corner of Leichhardt Street and Lugar Brae Avenue, in the eastern suburb of Waverley.

Saturday, 26 October 2019

Camperdown, Lake Northam

Looking across Lake Northam in Victoria Park, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown.

Friday, 25 October 2019

Sydney Harbour

A sunset view across Sydney Harbour from the eastern suburb of Darling Point.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Concord, sewage pumping station

Sewage Pumping Station No 22 is located along Gipps Street, in St Lukes Park, in the inner west suburb of Concord. The heritage listed building was built in 1908 in the Federation Queen Anne style.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Clovelly Bay

Rough ocean waves hitting the rocks at Shark Point and Clovelly Bay, viewed from Tom Caddy Point, in the eastern suburb of Clovelly.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Botanic Gardens, bench and flowers

partially obscured view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, across Farm Cove on Sydney Harbour, from the Royal Botanic Gardens. 

Monday, 21 October 2019

Green Square, murals

This artwork is on a hoarding around a development work site at Green Square, in the inner city suburb of Zetland. Further back are two recently completed apartment blocks. "Birds of Australia" is an artwork which depicts Australian Native birds in a colourful and playful display. It was created by Egg Picnic, an illustration and design studio devoted to wildlife conservation set up by designers and birders Camila De Gregorio and Christopher Macaluso.

Sunday, 20 October 2019

Rookwood, Ukranian Catholic vault

This Ukranian Catholic vault is in Rookwood Necropolis, the largest multicultural cemetery in the southern hemisphere, in the western suburb of Rookwood.

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Woolloomooloo, sculpture

This sculpture is located along the promenade in the inner city suburb of Woolloomooloo, with the Finger Wharf and Woolloomooloo marina as a backdrop.

Friday, 18 October 2019

Iron Cove, pontoon

Sunset view across Iron Cove on the Parramatta River towards Haberfield and Rodd Point, viewed from the ramp down to the pontoon in Sensory Park, in the inner west suburb of Lilyfield.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Botanic Gardens, flowers

The flowers are in full bloom in the Bicentenary Garden, near the Henry Lawson Gate in the Royal Botanic Gardens. This garden was created in 2016 to celebrate 200th anniversary of the Royal Botanic Gardens and these carved sandstone slabs mark the entrance.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Botanic Gardens, flowers

The spring flowers are in full bloom in the flower beds at the base of this tree, near the Henry Lawson Gate in the Royal Botanic Gardens. The Aloe Tree or Aloidendron barberae is a native of South Africa.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Royal Botanic Gardens, Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail

The Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail is an exhibition of hand-painted koala sculptures located in the Royal Botanic Gardens from 4 October to 30 November 2019. The unique designs are painted by Australian artists on these one metre high sculptures to encourage people to care for Australian plants and wildlife. More of these can be seen here.

Monday, 14 October 2019

Newtown, mural

This mural has been painted on the side wall of a liquor shop, on the corner of King Street and King Street and Whateley Street, in the inner city suburb of Newtown. The mural promotes the craft beer Young Henrys which is brewed in a nearby micro brewery,

Sunday, 13 October 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, 12 October 2019

Circular Quay, ferry

This ferry has departed the Circular Quay ferry wharves and spun around to create waves between the Sydney Opera House and Bennelong Apartments, as it heads towards Sydney Harbour. The Sydney RiverCats are a class of catamarans operated by Harbour City Ferries on the Parramatta River from Circular Quay to Parramatta.

Friday, 11 October 2019

St Martins Tower

St Martins Tower is located at 31 Market Street, between York Street and Clarence Street and consists of office and retail space. Built in 1974 by St Martins Property Corporation of England, it is 36 storey high. It was refurbished in 1989 and in 2006, with the facade and building internally refurbished.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Pyrmont Bridge, banners

These colourful banners have been installed along Pyrmont Bridge, a swing bridge over Cockle Bay in Darling Harbour. The banners promote Darling Harbour as a place to "Play", "Explore", "Shop", "Celebrate", Stay", "Dine". In the distance are the Sydney Convention Centre, Sofitel Hotel, Novotel Hotel and the Harbourside shopping centre, in the inner city suburb of Pyrmont.

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

John Frazer & Co, warehouse

The former John Frazer & Co warehouse is located along York Street. This six storey commercial and office is a heritage building designed by G.A. Mansfield and built in 1866 in the Victorian Free Classical style with Romanesque and Egyptian influences in decoration. The two additional floors were added in 1936 in a simple style.

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Camperdown, University of Sydney, Anderson Stuart Building

The entrance to the Anderson Stuart Building, on the University of Sydney campus, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. This heritage listed building was originally designed by James Barnet and built in 1884-90 in the Elizabethan Revival architectural style. Walter Liberty Vernon, Government Architect 1909-12 added north west and north east extensions. In 1922 the Professor of Architecture Leslie Wilkinson completed the north facade, inserting a pavilion between the earlier wings. Each addition has been designed to complement the earlier stages of the building. It houses the Faculty of Medicine.

Monday, 7 October 2019

Enmore, mural

This mural has been painted on the side wall of the beer garden of The Golden Barley, a pub on the corner of Llewellyn Street and Edgeware Road, in the inner city suburb of Enmore. The mural depicts and promotes the micro brewery Young Henrys in the neighbouring suburb, which also supports the local rugby league football team, the Newtown Jets.

Sunday, 6 October 2019

Rookwood, Mausoleum of the Resurrection

The Mausoleum of the Resurrection is a Catholic chapel in Rookwood Necropolis, in the western suburb of Rookwood. It was designed by Gardner Wetherill in collaboration with Bowden McPeake Architects and built in 2002.

Saturday, 5 October 2019

Pyrmont, Blackwattle Bay

Looking across Blackwattle Bay at sunset, to Anzac Bridge and the Blackwattle Bay marina, from the inner city suburb of Pyrmont.

Friday, 4 October 2019

Sans Souci, marina, sunset

This sunset view across the Georges River is from the St George Motor Boat Club, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 3 October 2019

Concord, fire station

Concord fire station is located on the corner of Concord Road and Wellbank Street, in the inner west suburb of Concord.

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Zetland, Green Square Library

Green Square Library is located along Botany Road, in the inner city suburb of Zetland. Green Square Library and Plaza were designed by Stewart Hollenstein in association with Stewart Architecture and built in 2018. 

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Sydenham, railway station (Theme Day: Orange)

Sydenham railway station is a junction for the T4 Illawarra, T8 East Hills and T3 Bankstown railway lines. This heritage-listed railway station was built in 1884 as part of the Illawarra line from Redfern to Hurstville.
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