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Nope. No idea

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Nope. No idea what’s going on with this odd wall between “Edgar House” and another late Victorian era villa. Lewisham.

Unusual late Victorian

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 26/05/2022 - 7:38am in

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Unusual late Victorian era duplex c.1883 in mirror image with four matching bay windows. Leichhardt. 

Orange Lotus. A

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 25/05/2022 - 7:51am in

Orange Lotus. A few houses have been built in, around, behind and on top of this remnant Sydney Sandstone facade, likely quarried locally, dating back to the 1870’s-early 1880’s. Balmain.

Gladstone Store (1886).

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 25/05/2022 - 7:33am in

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Gladstone Store (1886). Originally George Luke’s Grocery, remaining a corner shop for more than a century, now a café. The original Sydney Sandstone facade now largely obscured by the wildly out of place enclosed balcony. Birchgrove.

Madsen Building (1944)

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 24/05/2022 - 9:03am in

Madsen Building (1944), the University of Sydney. Originally the National Standards Laboratory. Later became the Commonwealth Science Industry and Research Organisation, now houses the University’s School of Geosciences. Built in stages over five years to a late art deco design during WWII. It’s where Wi-Fi was invented in 1992. Named after Sir John Madsen, founding Professor of Electrical Engineering in 1920. Camperdown.

Great Depression era

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 24/05/2022 - 8:09am in

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Great Depression era art deco apartment building, with a “Sydney Red Brick” facade. The enormous red clay pits over at St Peters at the southern end of Newtown had been pretty much worked out by the end of the 1930’s. They were then progressively filled in, and after WWII turned into the biggest parkland in the Inner West. Petersham.

Give it a

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 23/05/2022 - 9:20am in

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Give it a rev up at the special vehicle modification workshop. Rozelle.

Inter-war period art

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Inter-war period art deco apartment building that’s seen better days. Marrickville.

Unable to pin

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 18/05/2022 - 9:37am in

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Unable to pin down what this grand late Victorian era building was constructed for, other than the date over the door - 1884. The figurehead remains a mystery. Currently houses a chocolatier. Petersham.

Group of surviving

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 18/05/2022 - 8:17am in

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Group of surviving workers’ terrace houses, early 1880’s vintage with “bullnose” verandah awnings, but the dormers may have been later additions. Glebe.

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