Walter Liberty Vernon was a Federation Architect who was responsible for many well-known buildings including Central Station and Maclaurin Hall at the University of Sydney. In Glebe, Vernon's work includes parts of Glebe Public School and the Glebe Fire Station.
Historic Houses Association of Australia is hosting an online seminar (free for members; $10 for non-members) called Seeking Out Walter Liberty Vernon: Monuments of Art and a Distinctly Australian Architecture. The seminar will take place on Thursday 3 December 2020 from 12.30 pm – 2.00 pm. ... See MoreSee Less
Join an expert panel in conversation on the architectural philosophy, design approaches and progressive ideas of Walter Liberty Vernon (NSW Government Architect, 1890-1911). His built legacy includes the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Mitchell Library (part of the State Library), Central railwa...
Momentum is growing for the restoration of Glebe Island Bridge and The Glebe Society plans to give it a good push. Proposals to restore the Glebe Island Bridge for use as a walkway and cycle path are mounting. The latest is from the McKell Institute, which has proposed an active transport path linking the Opera House and Paramatta along the harbour foreshores and southern bank of the Parramatta River. Read more about this on our website.
According to a City of Sydney Council article, the mangroves at Federal Park are a good place to find the ‘hard-to-spot’ striated heron. If you see one, try to take a photo and send it to email@example.com. ... See MoreSee Less