Sydney Architecture Images- Gone but not forgotten

Murdoch's department store (later Walton's)

architect

 

location

George Street, opposite the Town Hall.

date

Built-  c.1920 Demolished- 1984

style

Federation Free Classical

construction

Rendered brick

type

Retail
What a great pile, with the old digger pub on the corner. I remember when it was demolished in about 1984, and it sat as an empty lot for ages. (and on the site today).
[Palmer's and Murdoch's department stores decorated for Gloucester Royal visit or Coronation], 1934 or 1937, by Sam Hood
Town Hall & Queen Victoria Markets `Kings Jubilee Day' , Sydney, ca. 6 May 1935, by Harold Cazneaux (showing an electric trolley bus).

 

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