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Walter L. Vernon

10 January 2014

1845 – Old Customs House, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Mortimer Lewis, James Barnet, Walter L. Vernon The original two-storey Georgian structure was designed by Mortimer Lewis and featured 13 large and expensive windows in the facade to afford a clear view...

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...

01 January 2014

1894 – Department of Lands Building, Bridge St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: James Barnet / Walter L. Vernon Block bound by Bridge, Loftus, Bent and Gresham Streets and constructed in two stages by State architects James Barnet and his successor Walter Liberty Vernon. The...

21 December 2013

1898 – Former Health Department, Macquarie St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Walter L. Vernon The Federation Free Style building is a three storey plus basement brick former office building constructed on a steep site on what is a prominent Macquarie Street corner. The...

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...

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...

14 November 2013

1849 – Former Treasury Building, Macquarie St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Mortimer Lewis & Walter L. Vernon Now subsumed into a large modern hotel complex l, this former government office was built in two stages, beginning with the Treasury (the Bridge St corner)...

21 September 2009

1878 – Brassey Institute, Claremont, Hastings, Sussex

Architect: W.L. Vernon Perspective including ground floor plan of art school, published in The Building News, June 6th 1879. Completed as designed, and in use as Hastings Central Library. The Brassey Institute in...