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Architecture of New South Wales

13 November 2013

1898 – Point Perpendicular Lighthouse, Jarvis Bay, NSW, Australia

Architect: Charles Harding Point Perpendicular was chosen in September 1883 as a site for a new lighthouse by Colonial Architect James Barnet and Captain Francis Hixson of the Marine Board. Designed by James...

04 January 2014

1898 – Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia

Architect: George McRae Occupying an entire city block, with four monumental and elaborate facades in a Richardsonian Romanesque style. It was originally designed as a shopping arcade – a function it retains today....

07 September 2009

1900c – Uniting Church, Narooma, New South Wales

Regarded as an excellent example of the Australian Federation Carpenter Gothic architectural style. The decorative gable truss structures at the end of the nave and the small porch are of note. The bell...

11 November 2013

1901 – Burns, Philp & Co., Bridge St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: A.L. & G. McCredie & Anderson The former Burns Philp Building in Bridge Street, Sydney, was built in 1901 to the design of Arthur Anderson of A.L. & G. McCredie & Anderson....

07 September 2009

1901 – Cape Byron Lighthouse, New South Wales, Australia

Architect: Charles Harding The Cape Byron Lighthouse is Australia’s most easterly light being situated on the most easterly point of the mainland. It is also Australia’s most powerful Lighthouse. It is built in...

02 January 2014

1902 – NSW Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Walter L. Vernon In the 1870s an Academy of Art was established in Sydney ‘for the purpose of promoting fine arts through lecture, art classes and regular exhibitions’ and, with funds made...

06 December 2013

1906 – Central Station, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Walter L. Vernon Opened on 4 August 1906, Central Station is the third station to be built in its vicinity since the first station opened 51 years earlier. Sydney’s Central Station was...

16 November 2013

1908 – The Observer Hotel, The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Halligan & Wilton A pub has stood on this site since 1848. Built in the Federation Free Style Art Nouveau in 1908 by architects Halligan & Wilton, this brick hotel is now...

15 November 2013

1910 – The Mitchell Library, NSW Library, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Walter L. Vernon Work on the Mitchell Wing began in 1906 and finished in 1910 based on designs prepared by Walter Liberty Vernon, the Head of the Government Architect’s Branch. The Mitchell...