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12 November 2013

1928 – Commonwealth Bank Building, Martin Pl., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Ross & Rowe “Enormous in scale, containing vast banking halls, and thorough in its Roman allusion, right down to the finest detail, the Commonwealth Bank is a remarkable exercise in stylistic amplification.”...

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....

10 November 2013

1936 – City Mutual Life Building, Hunter St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Emil Sodersten The City Mutual Building is listed on the Central Sydney Heritage Local Environment Plan, State Heritage Register and Register of the National Estate. Constructed in 1936 in Art Deco style....

11 October 2013

1844 – St. Patrick’s Church, Church Hill, Sydney, Australia

Architect: John Frederick Hilly The plans for St Patrick’s may have been loosely modelled on St Anthony’s Church of 1833 in Liverpool, and were originally drawn by William Fernyhough, a Sydney draughtsman. Unfortunately...

14 September 2013

1930 – Grace Building, York St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Morrow & Gordon Designed by Morrow & Gordon for Grace Brothers, the Australian department store magnates, as their headquarters. The building was designed to use the first two storeys in the manner...

29 June 2010

1889 – Customs House, Brisbane, Australia

Architect: John Petrie In November 1884, the Treasurer issued instructions to prepare plans for a new Customs House that would “combine convenient facilities with a beautiful appearance from Queen Street as well as...

27 January 2010

1910 – Offices, New Zealand Insurance Co., Brisbane, Queensland

Architect: Hall & Dods Completed in 1909 or early 1910, and later destroyed.

03 December 2009

1888 – A Garden House, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Maurice B. Adams

08 September 2009

1935 – Swan Hill Town Hall, Victoria

Fine town hall with Art Deco detailing.