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 at Sydney Olympic Park, in the western suburb of Homebush Bay. 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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