Industrial Rejuvenation down by the Docks, Millers Point, Sydney

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Comments (6)

Lilypon on February 1, 2008

What are those buildings being used for now Ian?

It's such a lovely area it's hard to believe it's down near the docks.

Ian Stehbens on February 2, 2008

Dear Pam,

I don't really know - offices for a variety of companies, but I only go there with a camera not my credit card so I don't know. Sorry. I happened to be here around New Year, and found somewhere to park!

The foreground building was the original HQ for the gas and light company, for there is plaque to that effect that I read in passing. There is a lot of beautiful renewal going on around docklands as it is very valuable real estate beside the harbour today!

As in Vancouver or Seattle I guess.

Regards, Ian

Did you see the Christmas Tree in the far foyer?

Lilypon on February 2, 2008

Hi Ian Now I've seen it. :) I must admit the first time I looked at your lovely photograph it was the cleanliness of the area as well as the plants and most especially, the bricks and lovely architecture of the buildings that caught my eye.

I'm pleased to see the renewal as well. :) I remember as a child seeing Vancouver's busy docks and thinking how ugly man had made such a gorgeous area.

Cheers, Pam

Ian Stehbens on February 26, 2008

Hi Pam,

I was back in this area the other day, and there really is little to identify the history of the buildings or even thir current occupants fronm the street - no signage and what not. But they are collectively called "The Bond" which implies to me that they were once Bond Stores in the wharf area.

The right hand building was the Electric Light and Gas Company Office originally.

Your question had stayed with me until I found an answer. Greetings dear Pam, from Sydney. Hope there are signs of spring around you.


Patrick Edward Murra… on October 31, 2010

I help construct this place

Ian Stehbens on December 10, 2010

Hi Paddy. You must be proud to see it and to see us photographing it for all the world to see. It will only get more popular when the huge development across the road is completed.

Thanks for letting me know of your involvement.


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