Sydney Architecture Images- Gone but not forgotten

Norwich Chambers

architect

 

location

Bligh and Hunter Streets

date

Built- 1886  Demolished- 1922

style

Victorian Italianate

construction

Rendered brick Stone

type

Office
Summary  
 
Above- the intersection then and today.
Above- on the opposite corner site previously.
 
Above- on opposite corner today.
 
The Norwich Union building (AKA Norwich Chambers) was at the corner of Hunter & Bligh Sts...per this SMH item the basement layers were being excavated in August 1885 - nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13595372 ...building work appears to have been completed by mid-late 1886...various digitised newspaper hits indicate tenants had moved in by September 1886.

The Norwich Union building also features in this pic -
 

 

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