Monday, 31 August 2020

Marrickville, mural

This mural is on the side of a doctor's surgery along Illawarra Road, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. "One United Power" was created by graffiti artists Hugo Tees and Krimsone.

Sunday, 30 August 2020

Ryde, St Anne's Anglican Church

St Anne's Anglican Church is located along Church Street, in the north western suburb of Ryde. The nave of this heritage listed church was originally a schoolhouse built in 1826 in the Victorian Academic Gothic style. Another schoolhouse was built nearby 1838, allowing this building to become the church. The chancel and bell tower were added in 1862 in the Victorian Free Gothic style.

Friday, 28 August 2020

George Street, Meriton Tower

Meriton Tower is a skyscraper located between George Street and Kent Street. This residential and commercial building was designed by Harry Seidler and built in 2006.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 27 August 2020

Lilyfield, light rail stop

This lift provides entry to Lilyfield Light Rail Stop from Catherine Street at the corner of City West Link, in the inner west suburb of Lilyfield. This stop is on the Central to Dulwich Hill line of the Sydney light rail network.

Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Ryde, Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel is located along Blaxland Road, in the north western suburb of Ryde. This pub was built in 1924 in the art deco style.

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Petersham, Eversleigh Hospital

The former Eversleigh Hospital is located on the corner of Addison Road and Coronation Avenue, in the inner west suburb of Petersham. The hospital was established on the site in 1907, when representatives of the Anglican Church in Sydney purchased a large single storey villa named "Eversleigh" c.1876 and opened the "Home of Peace" Hospital for the Dying. From 1913 to 1923, new hospital buildings were constructed including the tower, a small freestanding chapel and the main hospital block. The hospital closed in 1998 and the buildings reused in a residential development.

Monday, 24 August 2020

Marrickville, mural

This mural is located on a side wall of Marrickville High School, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville.

Sunday, 23 August 2020

Stanmore, St Michael the Archangel Catholic Church

St Michael the Archangel Catholic Church is located along Clarendon Road, in the inner west suburb of Stanmore. It was built in 1916 in the Federation style.

Saturday, 22 August 2020

Parramatta, Elizabeth Street Bridge

The Elizabeth Street Bridge crosses the Parramatta River between Elizabeth Street and Phillip Street, in the western suburb of Parramatta. It was originally a narrower bridge carrying pipes across the river which was replaced in 2003 with this pedestrian and cycle bridge. 'Wake' is a sculpture which adorns the bridge created by artists Susan Milne and Greg Stonehouse.

Friday, 21 August 2020

Pyrmont, Johnstons Bay, sunset

A sunset view across Johnstons Bay from the inner city suburb of Pyrmont. The pylons from the old wharf have been retained beside a new concrete jetty at Pirrama Park.

Thursday, 20 August 2020

Stanmore, park

The pergola entrance to Stanmore Reserve, located along Douglas Street, in the inner west suburb of Stanmore. The columns have been painted in bold colours to match the nearby library.

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Stanmore, corner shop

This former corner shop and residence is located on the corner of Percival Road and Myrtle Street, in the inner west suburb of Stanmore. This heritage listed building was built in 1907 in the Federation Filigree style. It once housed Cafe Floriade and is now Sixpenny, an intimate gourmet restaurant.

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Lakemba, fire station

Lakemba Fire Station is located along Haldon Street, in the south western suburb of Lakemba. The fire station was built in 1921 in the Inter-war style.

Monday, 17 August 2020

Chippendale, mural

This is part of a mural on a hoarding around the former Carlton and United brewery in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. It was painted by artist Janne Birkner, also known as Krimsone. The building is part of the Central Park redevelopment.

Sunday, 16 August 2020

Bankstown, St. Euphemia Greek Orthodox Church

St. Euphemia Greek Orthodox Church is located along East Terrace, in the south western suburb of Bankstown.

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Parramatta, ferry wharf

A ferry approaches the Charles Street ferry wharf in the western suburb of Parramatta. The Evonne Goolagong is a Sydney RiverCats class of catamaran operated by Harbour City Ferries on the Parramatta River from Circular Quay to Parramatta.

Friday, 14 August 2020

Glebe, sunset

Sunset view across Blackwattle Bay, in the inner city suburb of Glebe.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Lilyfield, commercial and residential

This mixed use commercial and residential building is located along Lilyfield Road between Catherine Street and Lonsdale Street, in the inner west suburb of Lilyfield. It was built in 2014 on a former industrial site and has been designed to match the streetscape of former warehouses in the area. It contains a supermarket and liquor shop on the ground and lower ground levels.

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Lugarno, war memorial

This war memorial was established in 1930 on the corner of Forest Road and Ponderosa Place, in the southern suburb of Lugarno. The inscription reads: This memorial is erected to commemorate the memory of William Valiere Cross who was killed in action in France 1916. This memorial was erected by Thomas V Cross, to comemorate the memory of his son who was a resident of Lugarno and very interested in it's welfare.

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Dulwich Hill. Dulwich Grove, light rail stop

The Dulwich Grove light rail stop is located below New Canterbury Road, in the inner west suburb of Dulwich Hill. A tram is arriving at this stop on the Central to Dulwich Hill line of the Sydney Light Rail Network. 

Monday, 10 August 2020

Newtown, graffiti art

This graffiti art is painted on the roller door of a house along Eliza Street, in the inner city suburb of Newtown.

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Marrickville, Celtic Cross

This Celtic Cross is a memorial located near the entrance of St Brigid's Catholic Church, on the corner of Marrickville Road and Livingstone Road, in the inner west suburb of Marrickville. The Passionists came from England and Ireland in 1887 and lived next to the old church in Despointes Street. The cross celebrates the centenary of this property which was purchased in 1915 and consisted of a two storey residence and farmlands. The Monastery was built around the original building in the following years and St Brigid’s Church was opened in 1921.

Saturday, 8 August 2020

Balmain, jetty

These private jetties are located on the Parramatta River near Balmain Sailing Club, in the inner west suburb of Balmain. 

Friday, 7 August 2020

Sydney Olympic Park, Olympic Boulevarde

This light tower is located at the end of Olympic Boulevarde, in the western suburb of Sydney Olympic Park. The sun is setting behind Haslams Creek.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 6 August 2020

Rockdale, cannon

This cannon barrel stands as a monument in the forecourt of the Bayside Council offices, in the southern suburb of Rockdale. The barrel came from the HMS Wolverine, flagship of the Australian Squadron 1876-1881. HMS Wolverine was built at Woolwich dock, England in 1863 as a three masted steam corvette with 21 guns and a flush deck. When it arrived in Sydney it served as a training ship for the naval brigade. It was sold in 1895 when it it was unseaworthy and the barrel was purchased by the council in the early 1900s The garrison carriage was made in 1984 by Rockdale Municipal Council to the original specifications.

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Rose Bay, ferry shelter

This ferry shelter is located near the former ferry wharf, in the eastern suburb of Rose Bay. These days the ferry shelter is located on the Rose Bay ferry wharf, as is the case in most locations around Sydney Harbour.

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Auburn, Botanic Gardens, Tea House

This traditional tea house is on the edge of the Japanese Gardens Lake in Auburn Botanic Gardens, in the western suburb of Auburn. The botanic gardens were established in 1977 and cover an area of 9.7 hectares (24 acres).

Monday, 3 August 2020

Chippendale, mural

This is part of a mural on a hoarding around the former Carlton and United brewery in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. The building is part of the Central Park redevelopment.

Sunday, 2 August 2020

Lakemba Uniting Church

Lakemba Uniting Church is located on the corner of The Boulevarde and Haldon Street, in the south west suburb of Lakemba. It was built in 1911 as the Lakemba Methodist Church.

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Circular Quay, benches (Theme Day: City People)

These benches, in a circular formation, are located at the end of the Overseas Passenger Terminal at West Circular Quay. A lone person is enjoying the sunshine on this day. In the distance is are the Circular Quay ferry wharves and railway station. This photo was taken in 2013 before prominent buildings like the AMP Centre and Gold Fields House in this city skyline were redeveloped or demolished.
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