Sydney Architecture Images- Leichhardt and area

Balmain Post Office and Courthouse

architect

James Barnet  

location

368 Darling Street Balmain

date

1885-7

style

Victorian Academic Classical and Victorian Free Classical and Victorian Italianate

construction

rendered brick

type

Government
There are interesting juxtaposing stylistic forces in this building. Post Office and Court House; technology and tradition. Action versus reaction. The Post Office is Free Style whilst the Court  House is neo-classical. Interesting to see two styles used in one building.
 
 
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