Monday, 20 November 2017

St Peters, mural

This vivid mural along May Lane is on the back wall of a commercial building on the corner of King Street and Goodsell Street, in the inner city suburb of St Peters. It was created by street artists PeQue and Swaze and features three types of Sydney trains from history: S Set, Millennium and Standard suburban. Two of the chimney stacks at Sydney Park can be seen in the distance.

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Watsons Bay, St Peter's Anglican Church

St Peter's Anglican Church is located along Old South Head Road, in the eastern suburb of Watsons Bay. This heritage listed sandstone church was designed by Edmund Blacket in the Gothic Revival architectural style and built in 1864. An organ vestry was added to the south side of the church in 1910.
Linked to: Shadow Shot Sunday, InSPIREd Sunday, Sundays In My City

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Pyrmont, boat

A late afternoon view across Johnstons Bay, in the inner west suburb of Pyrmont. The "Mari Nawi" is a boat which was repaired and refurbished in 2018 by Tribal Warrior, a not-for-profit community organisation initiated and directed by Aboriginal people with Aboriginal Elders. It operates cruises on Sydney Harbour and is picking up passengers here from the wharf at Pirrama Park. The Elizabeth is an apartment building in the former office block for CSR Limited, joined by new apartment blocks along the foreshore.

Friday, 17 November 2017

Redfern, bar

This building is located on the corner of Regent Street and Wells Street, in the inner city suburb of Redfern. The Mont De Piete is an institutional pawnbroker and lending agency, run as a charity in Europe from Renaissance times until today. The lower text refers to Alexander Margoschis, a local pawnbroker who was involved in a notorious murder nearby in 1887. The building now houses what is described as an old world gin bar, which also does cocktails.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Sydney Town Hall, banners

These banners are located along George Street, outside the Sydney Town Hall. The rainbow flag banners along with the message "It's a Yes" celebrates the win for Marriage Equality, announced yesterday following a public vote. The City of Sydney has supported the "Yes" vote with banners across the city. Lumiere, is the office building in the distance.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Tamarama, rocks

Looking past the craggy cliff to the Pacific Ocean, beside the beach in the eastern suburb of Tamarama.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Pitt Street Mall, League of Giants

The "League of Giants" is an installation in Pitt Street Mall which was created to promote the 2017 Rugby League World Cup which is currently being held in Australia. It features larger than life, giant rugby league players which represent the fourteen participating nations in the tournament. Each player stands three metres tall and weighs 400 kilograms, glowing with internal LED lighting.

Monday, 13 November 2017

St Peters, hotel mural

This colourful mural has been painted on the back laneway wall of the Sydney Park Hotel, located on the corner of King Street and Lord Street, in the inner city suburb of St Peters.

Sunday, 12 November 2017

NAB Plaza, Bird Totem

"Bird Totem" is a contemporary sculpture located in the middle of the National Australia Bank plaza on the corner of George Street and Jamison Street. The six metre sculpture made of bronze was created in 1988 by Adrian Mauriks.

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Hunter Street, monument


This monument is located on the corner of Phillip Street and Hunter Street, outside 8 Chifley, an office building built in 2013. It features three historical maps of Sydney titled 1807 a divided city, 1903 hustle and bustle and 2013 the square is born. On the opposite side of Hunter Street is an artwork titled "Lightwall Crucimatrilux", an integrated wall of glass and mirror panels which is a continuation of the cafe wall that bounds the south side of Chifley Square. It was created by Simeon Nelson in collaboration with architecture firm Hassell.

Friday, 10 November 2017

Rookwood, Russian Memorial

A view from inside the Russian Memorial in Rookwood Necropolis, in the western suburb of Rookwood. It was built by Michael Bakich and the inscription reads: In memory of all Russian Orthodox people resting in peace throughout the world. Memorial consecrated by Archbishop Theodosy 7th May 1978. 

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Tamarama, news van

This television news van was located in Marks Park for an outside broadcast for Seven News from the Sculpture By The Sea, outdoor sculpture exhibition in the eastern suburb of Tamarama.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Tamarama, cliffs

The view out to the Pacific Ocean from the cliffs and rock pools along the shore of the eastern suburb of Tamarama.

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Redfern, pub

The former London Tavern is located along Regent Street, in the inner city suburb of Redfern. It was a Tooth's hotel until it closed in the early 1970s and is now converted to three shops and residences.

Monday, 6 November 2017

Bondi, mural

This mural has been painted on the side of a restaurant bar on the corner of Bondi Road and Boonara Avenue, in the eastern suburb of Bondi.

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Paddington, parsonage

The former parsonage of the Methodist Church is located along Newcombe Street, in the eastern suburb of Paddington. "The Nest" is a heritage listed building that was built in 1884 in the Victorian Italianate architectural style with Gothic detailing. The Methodist Church became part of the Uniting Church in 1977 and the parsonage was converted to a child care centre in 1991.

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Circular Quay

A view of Circular Quay from the walkway beside Cahill Expressway above Circular Quay railway station, out to Sydney Harbour stretching from the Sydney Harbour Bridge across to the Sydney Opera House. It's Spring and the Jacaranda trees in First Fleet Park at The Rocks are in full bloom. A busy moment at the quay with a cruise ship at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, the whale watching cruise boat at the wharves and various ferries arriving or departing from the Circular Quay ferry wharves.

Friday, 3 November 2017

St Peters, railway station

The clouds rolled in quickly as a Millennium train arrives at St Peters railway station, in the inner city suburb of St Peters. The chimney stacks are from the former brickworks, now part of Sydney Park.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Australian National Maritime Museum

"Step Inside the Box" is an outdoor exhibition currently on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour. Six brightly coloured shipping containers have been transformed into exhibition spaces covering the themes: Ship, Cargo, Port, Ocean, Build, Things.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Darling Harbour, Hard Rock Cafe (Theme Day: Rock 'n' Roll)

Hard Rock Cafe Sydney is located on the first and second levels of Harbourside Shopping Centre on the waterfront at Darling Harbour. It was established at this site in 2011 but had previously been located in the inner city suburb of Darlinghurst from 1989. Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of rock ’n’ roll-themed restaurants throughout the world, which first opened in London in 1971, with live music and displays of rock and roll memorabilia.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Tamarama, Sculpture By The Sea

Fragments by Tim McFarlane Reid
I Put A Moon On The Table by Yashio Nitta
Lanna Landcraft by Mark Swartz
Sunny Moon by Zadok Ben-David
Transporter by Dale Miles
Tenants by Barbara Licha
This is my last look at the 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea is the world's largest, free to the public, outdoor sculpture exhibition. Sculptures are located along the two kilometre coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama from 19 October to 5 November 2017. These sculptures are along the cliffs in the eastern suburb of Tamarama with backdrops of Bronte and the Pacific Ocean.

Monday, 30 October 2017

Tamarama, Sculpture By The Sea

Trip I, Trip II, Trip III by April Pine
Song of the Aisors by Jock Clutterbuck
Plastic Paradise by Kathy Allam
Slow Flow Towards Narcissism by Hugh McLachlan
Phantom Vessel II by Virginia King
In the Grain of Sand by Andrea Vinkovic 
Pot Plant by Marcel Cousins
The 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea is the world's largest, free to the public, outdoor sculpture exhibition. Sculptures are located along the two kilometre coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama from 19 October to 5 November 2017. These sculptures are along the cliffs in the eastern suburb of Tamarama with backdrops of Bronte and the Pacific Ocean.

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Tamarama, Sculpture By The Sea

Lookout For Me by Linton Meagher
Sun Light (No.3) by Cui Yi
Curious Dream of an Architect by Fatih Semiz
Oushi Zokie by Keizo Ushio
Swirling Surround by B. Jane Cowie
Just a Loop in Time by Jörg Plickat
The 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea is the world's largest, free to the public, outdoor sculpture exhibition. Sculptures are located along the two kilometre coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama from 19 October to 5 November 2017. These sculptures are at the beach in the eastern suburb of Tamarama, with backdrops of the Pacific Ocean.

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Tamarama, Sculpture By The Sea

Transfiguration Ring - Mobius XXVIII by Matsuo Takeuchi
Indivisible by Matthew Harding
Edifice, Edify by R.M. (Ron) Gomboc
Mr. A by Zero Higashida
Floating Figure (2014) by Greg Johns
Wind Reflections By Rhiannon West
The 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea is the world's largest, free to the public, outdoor sculpture exhibition. Sculptures are located along the two kilometre coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama from 19 October to 5 November 2017. These sculptures are in Marks Park in the eastern suburb of Tamarama, with backdrops of Bronte and the Pacific Ocean.

Friday, 27 October 2017

Tamarama, Sculpture By The Sea

Phyli by Paul Selwood
Green Life by Milan Kuzica 
Foci by Karl Meyer

Interlace (2003) by Albert Paley

At Last by Song Jianshu
Under One Sky by Stephen Marr
The 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea is the world's largest, free to the public, outdoor sculpture exhibition. Sculptures are located along the two kilometre coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama from 19 October to 5 November 2017. These sculptures are in Marks Park in the eastern suburb of Tamarama, with backdrops of North Bondi, Bondi Beach, Bronte and the Pacific Ocean.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday
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