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Architecture of Sydney

14 November 2013

1939 – AWA Tower, York St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Morrow & Gordon The AWA Tower was designed by architects Morrow and Gordon from 1937–1939 and became one of the most notable commercial buildings of Sydney. With its geometric Art Deco design,...

13 November 2013

1977 – Town Hall House, Kent St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Ancher Mortlock & Woolley Opened on 28 June 1977, as an annex building to the City Hall and replaced an earlier building which housed the Sydney County Council’s Electricity Department and sales...

13 November 2013

1888 – House, Bellevue, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Design for front entrance porch to a house in Bellevue, Sydney. Bellevue is an affluent neighbourhood with many fine examples of domestic architecture. Published in The Building News, March...

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...

03 December 2009

1888 – A Garden House, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Maurice B. Adams

07 September 2009

1973 – Sydney Opera House

Architect: Jørn Utzon The Sydney Opera House is one of the most distinctive and famous 20th-century buildings, and one of the most famous performing arts venues in the world. Situated on Bennelong Point...