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Perrottet warms to White Bay but savages other architectural landmarks

Perrottet warms to White Bay but savages other architectural landmarks

NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet says Sydney is littered with scars from the architectural establishment’s love for utilitarianism. .

  • by Tom Rabe and Julie Power

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'Excellent Treasurer, appalling architect': Stokes rejects Perrottet's bid to bulldoze power station
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'Excellent Treasurer, appalling architect': Stokes rejects Perrottet's bid to bulldoze power station

A renewed stoush has erupted over the disused Rozelle building which has now sat dormant on the foreshore for more than 35 years.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
'It should be knocked down': Metro development jeopardises heritage listed power station

'It should be knocked down': Metro development jeopardises heritage listed power station

Construction of a new metro station and development at White Bay has cast doubt over the future of the nearby heritage listed power station, with the state’s treasurer suggesting it should be knocked down.

  • by Tom Rabe
Yes, in our backyard: Inner West council chooses housing over heritage

Yes, in our backyard: Inner West council chooses housing over heritage

The council's decision to reject a heritage listing for a church in favour of affordable housing signals a new approach to the vexed issue by some participants in the debate.

  • by Michael Koziol
Three-kilometre tunnel to be built at Stonehenge to hide traffic

Three-kilometre tunnel to be built at Stonehenge to hide traffic

The tunnel will hide a nearby main road that has long blighted the mysterious prehistoric circle of stones in southern England.

This symbol of the past must also reflect our present and future
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This symbol of the past must also reflect our present and future

The Royal Exhibition Building could be a key historic landmark of post-pandemic Melbourne.

  • by James Lesh and Kali Myers
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Residents rally against push to redevelop heritage brickworks

Residents rally against push to redevelop heritage brickworks

A heritage brickworks in Melbourne's inner-north will be partially demolished after falling into disrepair owing to what residents have described as neglect.

  • by Rachel Eddie
Dispossession and invasion: Art program challenges colonial narrative

Dispossession and invasion: Art program challenges colonial narrative

Following the success of Jonathon Jones's transformation of the Hyde Park Barracks forecourt, Sydney Living Museums is actively acquiring Indigenous art.

  • by Linda Morris
'We’ve secured the future of the baths': Harbour pool saved from rising sea levels

'We’ve secured the future of the baths': Harbour pool saved from rising sea levels

An $8 million restoration has saved the historic Dawn Fraser Baths in Balmain from rising sea levels.

  • by Andrew Taylor
Esme Johnston house granted permanent heritage protection
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Esme Johnston house granted permanent heritage protection

An idiosyncratic Tudor Revival house in Brighton that was afforded no heritage protection by the local council has been saved following a community campaign.

  • by Jewel Topsfield
War Memorial concedes some will always be unhappy with expansion plans

War Memorial concedes some will always be unhappy with expansion plans

Australian War Memorial director Matt Anderson has conceded there will always be critics of the $500 million expansion of the national landmark whose minds cannot be changed.

  • by Katina Curtis