Architecture of
New South Wales




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Inter-war period.

Between the wars, some distinctive architectural styles emerged, often reflecting elements of the streamlined trains, planes, and cars of the period. Such styles have become known as art moderne or streamline moderne.


Quite a few impressive houses from between the wars can be found in Seaforth along Ponsonby Parade and Seaforth Crescent.


In NSW, pubs are often very striking inter-war design exercises.

Killara has the occasional fine example of a house from the period.


After the war, elements of the inter-war style were occasionally carried over, as in this Pymble house, built in 1951.

Flats on Sydney Rd, Fairlight.


There are many examples in Castlecrag. This one by architect Eric Nicholls is very unusual.

A prime position overlooking the ocean at Curl Curl.


Second life as a dentist's surgery in French's Forest.

Main picture:
Inter-war house, The Boulevarde, Cammeray.


















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