Architecture, Public Buildings & Spaces
These entries focus on media clippings relating to Sydney buildings, architecture and public spaces. Some entries may also be heritage related.
Caltex House (1957)
AMP Building (1958)
Australia Square (1961)
Sydney Water Headquarters (1965) - Now being redeveloped into the Greenland Sydney Centre.
Goldfields House (1966) - Opening feature for the now demolished building.
Park Regis (1967) - You may find an alternative scheme also interesting.
Transit Oriented Development at North Sydney (1968)
Qantas Centre (1968)
Sydney Tower plans unveiled (1968)
Sydney County Council Building (1968) - Opening supplement published in The Daily Telegraph. The Sydney County Council Building is now the Ausgrid Building.
Birth of Martin Place as a Pedestrian Mall (1970)
MSB Port Tower (1970) - This "landmark" was demolished in 2016.
Kingsgate Hotel (1971) - Converted into the Zenith Apartment Tower in the 2000's.
Transport Oriented Development (1972) - SMH feature report.
Northpoint Tower, North Sydney (1977)
Sirius Building (1979) - Recommended for those who are interested in the public housing block at The Rocks as it faces redevelopment.
Sydney Tower (1981) - Official Opening
Circular Quay (1982) - General feature on developments in and around Circular Quay. Includes an early proposal for the Gateway Tower.
Sydney Entertainment Centre (1983) - Demolished in 2016.
Darling Harbour (1985) - Unveiling of the Redevelopment Scheme.
Mount Street Mall, North Sydney (1985)
(Ex) Darlinghurst Police Station (1987) - Decommissioning
Darling Harbour (1988) - Opening by Queen Elizabeth II
Chifley Tower (1988)
Pyrmont Redevelopment Scheme (1990)
Sydney Tower signage (1998)
Connecting The Domain to the Royal Botanic Gardens (1999)
The Forum, St Leonards (1999) - Excellent example of Transport Oriented Development.
Evolution of World Square - In 2016, I presented a series of entries on the evolution of World Square in central Sydney including proposed schemes.
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