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scenes from the streets of perth then and now: click pics to embiggen
Aug 20 '14
Aug 17 '14
Abandoned - Stirling St, Perth
Aug 12 '14
Original concept design for Parliament House, Western Australia. Courtyard and office buildings over the freeway
Aug 9 '14
St Georges Terrace as it once was - Stotts & Bank of Adelaide buildings, cnr Howard St. c1926
A heap more pics of the Terrace of old here at YeLPar
Aug 6 '14
Treasury Building on Flickr.
The old Treasury Building is being brought back to life. Such an awesome structure. Love my city
Aug 5 '14
C3PO on Flickr.
Spotted this piece by JXD on William St, where the R2D2 spray can by Dolus used to be. Seems apt.
Aug 5 '14
These Final Hours on Flickr.
Loving the marketing for the movie These Final Hours, posters are popping up all around the place and have a real The End Is Nigh feel to them.
Jul 27 '14
Proposed (failed) circa 1905 golf course for Kings Park
Jul 27 '14
In case you were wondering
(top pic) Perth’s tallest
(bottom pic) Australia’s tallest
1. Central Park - 239m: 51 floors
2. Brookfield Place - 244m: 46 floors
3. Bankwest Tower - 214m: 50 floors
4. QV.1 - 163m: 38 floors
Note: There are two standards are used for measuring height - with a separate table for each height to architectural detail (which includes spires) and height to the roof of the tower. The above pics do not represent both tables, however you can see by looking which tops which table.
Jul 25 '14
The long gone Hoyts cinemas of Perth
Jul 24 '14
Remember when Perth hosted the
Empire Commonwealth Games? NO? Well we did…
2. Breaking ground for Perry Lakes Stadium
3. Completed Stadium
4. Opening Ceremony
5. Games Village Gate with added Ford Falcon
6. Beatty Park Aquatic Centre
7. Murray Street decorated for Empire Games, 1962
8. TVW 7 broadcasting from Perry Lakes
9. 1962 Perth Commonwealth Games Aerogramme
Jul 13 '14
Hoyts Cinema on Flickr.
The wonderful Art Deco Hoyts Cinema on the corner of High St and Queen St, Fremantle. As it was and as it no longer is
Jul 11 '14
Wall by ROA in West Perth
Jul 4 '14
Winter land outdoor ice rink in Northbridge today. (at Perth Cultural Centre)
Jul 3 '14
1967 Oldsmobile Toronado spotted in Fremantle