Top 150 Demolished Sydney- Gone but not forgotten..

George, a white cat who lives at the top of one of the pylon supports of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, keeps a watchful eye on the city below. 1957.

retail    
001 Anthony Hordern’s Palace Emporium 057 Anthony Horderns Palace Warehouse 129 former Horderns Emporium/ Barlow st
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009 Royal Arcade 012 Sydney Arcade 044 David Jones' First Shop, George St.
045 Henry Parkes' Shop, Hunter St. 070 Murdoch's department store 071 Victoria Arcade
087 Imperial Arcade 104 Farmers Store Cnr Market/Pitt Sts 090. Snows drapery store
110 Farmer's Victoria House Pitt Street 111 S Hoffnung and Co premises 165-169 Pitt St. 123 Woolloomooloo Fish Markets
   
161 Market Square    
     
banks/insurance    
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002 Rural Bank Martin Place 010 Prudential Building 160 Bank of New South Wales George Street
073. Colonial Mutual Life Association Building, George Street 069. Commercial Bank (CBC Bank) George Street 074. The Australian Bank of Commerce (later ES&A)
091. Oriental Bank, Spring & Pitt streets, Sydney 092 London Chartered Bank, George and Jamison Streets 093 The City Bank of Sydney
 
094 Bank Of Australasia   096 Savings Bank Sydney
139 ES And A Bank 099 Bank of New South Wales, George Street 114 Standard Bank Building
148 Australian Joint Stock Bank 120 ‘Vickery's Buildings’ 80-84 Pitt St 150 Union Bank
106 Phoenix Insurance Co 107 New Zealand Loan & Mercantile Agency 108 Spring Street Building
112 Temperance & General Society (T&G) Building 113 Commercial Union Assurance Cnr of Hunter and Pitt St's 118 Federal Mutual Chambers
021. Campbell's Bank, Circular Quay West. 119 Original AMP Buildings 122 Royal Exchange Assurance
     
commercial    
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004 State Office Block,  Chifley Square 032. 'Banjo' Paterson's Office Bond St. 038. The Sydney Gazette Office, George St.
050. Sydney Exchange, Bridge St. 051. Caltex House 052. Union Line Building
053. Henry Bull & Co. Building 055. Union House 058. UNILEVER BUILDING 1957
 
062. Norwich Chambers Bligh and Hunter Streets 103 Dalgety office  
116 original CSR building, oconnell st 117 site of waterboard, cnr pitt/bathurst 124 Government Printing Offices on Bent Street
     
hotels    
013 Australia Hotel 014 Union Club- Robert Campbell's House 033. Larry Foley's Hotel George St.
056. Quay Hotel 059. Queens Club 063. Hotel Metropole, CAGA Centre
064. Tooths Standard Brewery 065. Royal Hotel 066. Empire Hotel 23 Hunter Street
152 People's Palace and Sydney Natatorium 101 Grosvenor Hotel 109 Hotel Arcadia, Pitt Street (formerly Grand Central Coffee Palace, Pitt Street)
157 The Exchange Hotel 125 Commercial Travellers Club, Martin Place. 098 Grand Central Coffee Palace, Clarence Street
 
153 Tudor Hotel 121 Pettys Hotel York Street near Wynyard  
     
worship / eternity    
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011 Rookwood Mortuary Chapel 026. Old Sydney Burial Ground (Town Hall site) 036. Devonshire Street Cemetery (Central Railway site)
027. York Street Synagogue 102 Original St Philip's Church of England, Church Hill 105 St Stephen's Iron Church, Macquarie Street (1855 - 1875)
126 St Stephen's Church, Phillip Street, Martin Place, / cnr phillip. 146 Original St. Mary's Cathedral 155 Salvation Army State War Office and Temple
   
151 Chinese Church, Surry Hills    
     
institutions    
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006 Garden Palace, Royal Botanic Gardens 008 Former Public Library 004 Sydney Exhibtion Centre
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017 Sydney Convention Centre 089. Exhibition Building Prince Alfred Park 158 Sydney Stadium
     
theatre    
003 Regent Theatre 041. Theatre Royal, George St. 060. Palace Theatre, Pitt Street
072. St James Theatre 076. ACADEMY OF MUSIC / GAIETY THEATRE, Castlereagh Street. 077. ALHAMBRA MUSIC HALL / THEATRE, 724 George Street
078. NATIONAL AMPHITHEATRE, Castlereagh Street. 079. OPERA HOUSE, Corner of King and York streets. 080. PRINCESS THEATRE, George Street (opposite Central Station).
081. ROYAL STANDARD, Castlereagh Street. 082. ROYAL VICTORIA THEATRE, Pitt Street. 083. TIVOLI THEATRE [1] 79-83 Castlereagh Street.
046. ADELPHI THEATRE / GRAND OPERA HOUSE / TIVOLI THEATRE [2]
Corner Castlereagh St. and Campbell St., Haymarket.
047. The Trocadero, George St. 084. The Criterion Theatre, Pitt Street
085. Her Majesty’s Theatre, Pitt Street 086. The Prince Edward Theatre Beautiful, Castlereagh St. 128 Empire Theatre, Quay St Haymarket. (later Her Majesty's Theatre)
   
162. Sydney Entertainment Centre    
     
infrastructure    
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005 Pyrmont Incinerator 007 Fort Macquarie , Bennelong Point 054. The Fort Macquarie Tram Depot
015 Sydney Monorail 023. Bridge Street Bridge 028. Bridge St. Tramway Depot
029. Australian Gas Light Company Jenkins St. 115 First Central railway station (1855) 147 Metropolitan Fire Station No 3, Circular Quay
 
040. Site of the First Gaol, George St. 097 Sydney Harbour Trust Building, Circular Quay 095 First Government House
     
warehouse    
022. Mort & Co Wool Shed, Young St. 030. The Lumber Yard Bridge St. 034. Boston's Windmill Royal Botanic Gardens.
043. F. Kanematsu's Japanese Warehouse. O'Connell St. 061. Commissariat Store at West circular Quay 068. AML & F Co. wool store, Ultimo.
   
127 Sydneys Shot Tower    
     
residential    
024. Lieutenant Governor's House 031. The Lawsons' House Phillip St. 035. Governor's Bathing House Royal Botanic Gardens.
037. The Carters' Barracks, Pitt St. 039. Simeon Lord's House, Macquarie Place. 042. D'Arcy Wentworth's House, Macquarie St.
048. Lyons Terrace, Liverpool St. 049. The Female Immigrants' Home, Bent St. 067. Burdekin House, Macquarie Street.
100 Craignish Apartments 131 Henrietta Villa, Point Piper 132 Woolahra House, Point Piper
133 Bungarribee, Eastern Creek 144 Craigend, Darlinghurst 145 The Vineyard-Subiaco, Rydalmere
   
075. Retford Hall Darling Point    
     
education    
025. Georgian School 088. Ultimo Public School 130 St. James Grammar School
     
random galleries    
Gone gallery 1. who knew? Sydney then & now 1 who knew? Sydney then & now 2
who knew? Sydney then & now 3 Sydney Historical Panoramas Sydney in 1848
 
Random demolished gallery. Sydney theatres  
     
Sydney has gone through a number of distinct phases:
-colonial settler/initial establishment
-Macquarie/Regency
-Sandstone Victorian
-1920 Commercial Palazzo, Art Deco
-1950s
-1971
-1980s
-Millenium Moderne