Sydney Architecture Images- Central Business District

Herald Building

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location

Pitt St., cnr. O'Connell St. 

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style

Inter-War Free Classical

construction

steel frame, stone cladding

type

Office Building
The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia's oldest existing newspaper, occupied two successive buildings on this site before moving to offices off Broadway. 'The Herald Corner' was an area where people gathered for news straight off the presses.
When foreign news arrived by ship the rival newspapers used to vie with each other to be the first with the news. The Herald had a special boat built for the purpose and kept a crew in readiness day and night. Reporters often boarded vessels outside the Heads in order to secure the papers on board.
 
 
 
   

 

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