View from Circular Quay railway station this week as I arrived to meet with my youngest daughter Natalie, during her lunch-break. With almost 60 minutes up my sleeve, I went down beside the ferry-wharves to City Extra for a short coffee stop before walking to explore some.
taken from Macquarie Place park (previous post), across Bridge St is the main entrance to this beautiful sandstone building, originally known as the Dept. of Lands, and now, N.S.W. Government Dept. of Planning and Infrastructure
taking up one whole city block, the style is claimed here as Italian Renaissance of the Venetian Type
According to sydney architecture construction began in 1876 through to 1880 for the first stage, and then from 1888 to 1893.
balconied windows at each end, display differing carved figures on all four sides
like this one
doorway to another street
Well, I'm walking now towards one of the entrances to the Royal Botanic Gardens, but looking back, in view still, is the clock tower to Dept. of Planning and Infrastructure.