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YeLPerth

scenes from the streets of perth then and now: click pics to embiggen
Jul 27 '14
Proposed (failed) circa 1905 golf course for Kings Park

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 

Perth:

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… 

Pics

1.Games poster

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

Via YeLPar

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

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

yeltumpar:

Winter land outdoor ice rink in Northbridge today. (at Perth Cultural Centre)

Jul 3 '14

1967 Oldsmobile Toronado spotted in Fremantle

Jun 29 '14
Paris Fremantle on Flickr.
Mouat St, Fremantle, could easily be anywhere in Europe.

Paris Fremantle on Flickr.

Mouat St, Fremantle, could easily be anywhere in Europe.

Jun 27 '14
Council House

Council House

Jun 21 '14
Spotted in Applecross on Flickr.
These lil guys are poppin up all over the place

Spotted in Applecross on Flickr.

These lil guys are poppin up all over the place

Jun 21 '14
Dolus on Flickr.
Spotted me a piece by dolus on the way to get my lunch in Freo this week

Dolus on Flickr.

Spotted me a piece by dolus on the way to get my lunch in Freo this week

Jun 13 '14
jayinhiding:

You know Perth are full of shitty impatient drivers when you have to put up a sign in your car apologising for doing the speed limit! ‘I’m sorry for sitting on the speed limit but I only have 2 points left on my license’ #perth #armadale #thismakesmealittlesad

jayinhiding:

You know Perth are full of shitty impatient drivers when you have to put up a sign in your car apologising for doing the speed limit! ‘I’m sorry for sitting on the speed limit but I only have 2 points left on my license’ #perth #armadale #thismakesmealittlesad

Jun 13 '14

The long gone Perth Baths.

More pics (including the Crawley Baths) over at YeLPar

Jun 12 '14