Sunday, June 26, 2011

Darlinghurst Blog: Past and Present: Darlinghurst Road From Burton Street

This picture was taken just after Darlinghurst Road was widened in 1935. Everything is so clear and  uncluttered. And look at how St John's Church steeple rises above the skyline. The Kurrajong apartment building looks nice and new, as it does today after recently being treated for concrete cancer. And look at those old terraces on the right, which were demolished for extensions to the Sydney Jewish Museum. Now just look at the amount of stuff - cars, street signs, traffic lights and road-lines - clogging the streets today:


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think that woman in the black dress from the old picture was also in the fruit barrow pic you posted a while back. Anyway, cheers, love your blog.