This post has come via Marrickville Council's Facebook account. I am not certain as yet if the mini sculpture is what the replica will look like. Am waiting for council confirmation. Marrickville, we’re getting a new Winged Victory! Meridian, Australia's premier fine art foundry, will oversee the design and manufacture of our new Winged Victory… Continue reading New Winged Victory
Today the Marrickville Fire Station celebrated its centenary of service.They had vintage fire engines on display (but sadly my camera battery died and by the time I recharged they'd gone!)Marrickville Fire Station is significant as a finely crafted and relatively intact example of the Federation Free Classical style. Designed by the architects Spain and Cosh… Continue reading Happy 100th Birthday Marrickville Fire Station!
1899. Watercolour (detail). Marrickville Road. Marrickville Post Office (far right); Picture: Gasp Blog The original Marrickville Post Office building will be placed on the Commonwealth Heritage List in recognition of its significant heritage value. Member for Grayndler, Anthony Albanese, welcomed the announcement saying it would mean increased protection for the building which is today home… Continue reading Marrickville Post Office Placed on Commonweath Heritage List