Saturday, 24 June 2017

Kogarah, water feature

This water feature is located in Kogarah Town Square, in the southern suburb of Kogarah. The water rises from three fountains ar rgw back which spill into this pool. The water then cascades down a number of terraces and drains into a spiral among grasses. This water feature was installed in 2005 when the square was opened. In 2009, a memorial plaque was installed dedicating it to International Workers Memorial Day.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Rookwood, cemetery

These old monuments, gravestones and family vaults are located in Rookwood Necropolis, in the western suburb of Rookwood. It is the largest multicultural cemetery in the southern hemisphere, covering an area of over 300 hectares. It has been operating since 1867 and it has been estimated that approximately one million people have been buried here.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

The Rocks, Sirius, sign

This neon sign has been displayed in an apartment window of the Sirius building, viewed from Playfair Street at The Rocks. The building was built in 1979 in the Brutalist architectural style to house public tenants. It is scheduled for demolition and the "SOS" (Save Our Sirius) sign has been installed by residents who have been protesting against it, with some arguing for the preservation of the building for heritage listing.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Darling Walk, chess set

This giant wood-carved chess set is located in front of the fountain along Darling Walk, which links Harbour Street to Tumbalong Park and the Darling Quarter at Darling Harbour.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Randwick, school

Monday, 19 June 2017

Eveleigh, Yaama Dhinawan


Yaama Dhinawan is a hospitality college specialising in indigenous culture and cuisine, at this training, community and function centre in the inner city suburbs of Eveleigh. It is located at CarriageWorks, a multi-venue arts centre dedicated to the development and presentation of contemporary arts which is housed in the old Eveleigh railway yards and features theatre spaces, gallery and exhibition spaces, rehearsal rooms, a scenery workshop and office space. Yaama Dhinawan means Hello Emu, and an indigenous mural of an emu has been painted on the building.

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Rookwood, Armenian shrine

The Armenian shrine in Rookwood Necropolis, the largest multicultural cemetery in the southern hemisphere, in the western suburb of Rookwood. The inscription reads: This memorial was erected to the sacred memory of all Armenian martyrs and Armenian people meeting in peace throughout the world.

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Bulletin Place, Vivid Sydney

This art installation is located in the arcade at the end of Bulletin Place for the Vivid Sydney Festival, which ends tonight. "Supernova" creates a starry night sky with an array of cantilevered umbrellas which open and close, with their material glowing. When they are all fully open, there's a flash of bright light and the supernova is revealed.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Sydney Terminal Building, Central Railway Station, Vivid Sydney




The clock tower above Sydney Terminal Building at Central railway station has been illuminated with light projections for the Vivid Sydney Festival, which is running from 26 May to 17 June 2017. "Transported Through Time" was created by The Electric Canvas and celebrates the evolution of rail transportation in Sydney and conjures the trains of the future. It takes a journey from the steam train and the iconic red rattler, through to animations of the trains of the future.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Chatswood, The Concourse, Vivid Sydney





The Concourse is a cultural centre in the north shore suburb of Chatswood. It has been illuminated with light projections for the Vivid Sydney Festival, which is running from 26 May to 17 June 2017. "Future City, Smart City" is an animated feature which tells the story of a fantastical future where communities of airborne homes emerge, with greenhouses and water farms harvesting clouds, all powered by waste, wind and the sun..

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Chatswood, Reflection Pool, Vivid Sydney




  Steampunk Waterworld is an art installation at the reflection pool on The Concourse, in the north shore suburb of Chatswood. The artwork was created by The Electric Canvas the Vivid Sydney Festival, which is running between 26 May and 17 June 2017. 

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Chatswood, Interchange, Vivid Sydney


  Voxelscape is an art installation at Chatswood Interchange, in the north shore suburb of Chatswood. It fills the air space with more than 9,000 LED light spheres, creating a three-dimensional light show viewable from any level of Chatswood Interchange, the shopping centre which links Chatswood railway station with the bus terminal and Chatswood Mall. This view is towards the Chatswood railway station platforms and entrance. The artwork was created by The Electric Canvas for the Vivid Sydney Festival, which is running between 26 May and 17 June 2017. 

Monday, 12 June 2017

Commercial Traveller’s Association Building, Vivid Sydney

The Commercial Traveller’s Association Building is located at the MLC Centre, on the corner of Martin Place and Castlereagh Street. The facade of the building is currently featuring "Urban Tree 2.0" a light projection show for the Vivid Sydney Festival, which is running between 26 May and 17 June 2017.

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Strathfield South, St Anne's Catholic Church

St Anne's Catholic Church is located along St Annes Square, in the western suburb of Strathfield South. This church was built in 1953 and stands alongside the former church which was built in 1864 and then became the church hall.

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Alexandria, Sydney Park, pond

Sydney Park is a former brickworks that has been transformed into 44 hectares of parkland, in the inner city suburb of Alexandria. A number of ponds and wetlands have been recreated as they once were in this area, which attract many water birds and animals.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Liverpool, railway station

A view across the platforms of Liverpool railway station from Newbridge Road bridge, in the south western suburb of Liverpool. This C Set train built in 1986 is waiting at the platform.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Botanic Gardens, Vivid Sydney, Sydneyland

This "SYDNEYLAND" sign is an art installation created by Alexander Berlage and Jeremy Allen for the Vivid Sydney Festival. The illuminated letters beam across Sydney Harbour at night for the duration of the festival between 26 May and 17 June 2017. It is located at the edge of the Botanic Gardens along Tarpeian Way, the pathway that runs along the edge of the steep cliff known as the Tarpeian Wall. When the rock at Bennelong Point was cut away in 1880, to build the road that now leads to the Opera House, the wall and the path were named after the Tarpeian Rock, which overlooks the Roman Forum.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Woolwich, lookout

Woolwich Lookout at Clarkes Point Reserve is a cantilevered platform which juts out over Woolwich Dock's sandstone cutting, in the lower north shore suburb of Woolwich. It provides views across Lane Cover River to Greenwich and the city skyline in the distance. The Woolwich Pier Hotel can also been seen here nearby.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Enfield, council chambers

The former Municipality of Enfield council chambers are located along Liverpool Road, on the corner of Coronation Parade, in the south western suburb of Enfield. It was designed by DT Morrow & Gordon and built in 1930 in the inter war architectural style. The Council of the Municipality of Enfield was incorporated in 1889 and abolished in 1949.

Monday, 5 June 2017

Barangaroo, art

This is part of a curious artwork installed on a hoarding at the edge of Barangaroo Reserve at Nawi Cove, in the inner city suburb of Barangaroo. "All You Can Eat Seafood Buffet" by Joan Ross is part of "Aurora Eora", an exhibition of public artworks. It depicts the area and inhabitants from past eras.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Strathfield South, St Anne's Catholic Church

The former St Anne's Catholic Church is located along St Annes Square, in the western suburb of Strathfield South. This church was built in 1864 and became the church hall when a new church was built alongside it in 1953.

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Darling Harbour, Australian National Maritime Museum, cannons

These cannons are on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour, with the museum's boats and ships on display in the background. King Street Wharf and the central business district is in the distance.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Sydenham, railway station

Sydenham railway station is on the Illawarra railway line and is a junction on the Bankstown, East Hills and, located in the southern Illawarra railway line. Sydenham station opened on 15 October 1884 as Marrickville when the Illawarra line opened to Hurstville. It was renamed Sydenham on 19 January 1895 when the Bankstown line opened to Belmore and a new railway station was built closer to the centre of Marrickville.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Monterey, Scarborough Park (Theme Day: Nature)

A mixture of native and introduced trees and plants in Scarborough Park, in the southern suburb of Monterey.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Botany, walkway

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Botany, Sir Joseph Banks Pleasure Gardens

The Sir Joseph Banks Pleasure Gardens are located in the eastern suburb of Botany. They were the main attraction of the old Sir Joseph Banks Hotel in the 19th Century. From 1845 through to the 1910, the hotel and its famed pleasure gardens were Australia's equivalent of a European spa resort. It was bought by entrepreneur Frank Smith in 1884 by who set up famous running races from 1884-92. When the hotel was sold in the 1920s and much of the land subdivided, the remnant gardens became a public park. In 1988, an interpretative recreation of the former gardens was created featuring a sports oval, thematic gardens, a maze and pergolas. Structures in the park include this arbour and formal terrace.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Redfern, street art

This brightly coloured stret art has recently appeared on the side wall of a backpackers hostel on the corner of Chalmers Street and Cleveland Street, in the inner city suburb of Redfern.

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Strathfield South, Uniting Church

This Uniting Church is located on the corner of Liverpool Road and Frances Street, in the western suburb of Strathfield South. It is also known as Sydney The Lord's Church Faith Community which conducts services in Korean.

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Oatley Bay

Oatley Bay sits on the Georges River, providing a natural border for the southern suburbs of Oatley, Hurstville Grove and Connells Point. This crisp Autumn evening provides a clear and colourful sunset as the sky went from yellow to orange, purple and blue.

Friday, 26 May 2017

Water Sewerage and Drainage Board Building, redevelopment

The former Water Sewerage and Drainage Board Building on the corner of Bathurst Street and Pitt Street is currently being demolished, The skyscrapers behind it will be soon dwarfed by the new residential tower which will be built here,
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