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Colonial Hospital

Several hospitals, some very temporary, opened and closed at various locations during the 1830s and 40s, mainly because of the…

Location
51 Victoria Square
Year
1855

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Central Government Offices

Over their 140-year history, Central Government Offices have been used as Public Offices, a Police Court and cellblock, Treasury, Survey…

Location
28 Barrack Street
Year
1874-1904
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Braddocks Dispensary

Braddock’s Dispensary was a combined shop and residence built in 1899 for Charles Braddock, a pharmacist who had moved from…

Location
180 Aberdeen Street
Year
1899
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266-268 William St Northbridge

266-268 William Street was designed as commercial premises by architects Oldham & Cox for John Joseph Holmes in 1906. It…

Location
226-268 William Street
Year
1906

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18 & 20 Howard Street

Around the turn of the 20th century, the prosperity associated with the gold rush led to a significant expansion of…

Location
18, 20 Howard Street
Year
1905

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1 Museum Street (27 & 29 Museum Street, Two Houses)

Located in the heart of Northbridge, 1 Museum Street is the only surviving historical residential building in the area. Built…

Location
27, 29 Museum Street
Year
1897

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Cathedral House (fmr Archbishop’s Palace)

The Archbishop’s Palace is a three-storey building constructed in 1855 for the Roman Catholic Bishop of Perth, Joseph Serra. Built…

Location
17 Victoria Square
Year
1855
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ANZ Bank

This former bank is distinctive for having been built in an American style, now known as the Interwar Chicagoesque. It…

Location
938-940 Hay Street Street
Year
1928

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Graham Flats

After World War II, Perth experienced a severe housing shortage as Western Australia experienced high birth rates and attracted migrants.…

Location
1217 Hay Street
Year
1958-1987
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Dumas House

Dumas House is a fourteen-storey public office building opened in 1965. Constructed in the Post-War International style, it was built…

Location
2 Havelock Street
Year
1965

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Criterion Hotel

A licensed public house has operated on the site of the Criterion Hotel since 1848. It has been remodelled several…

Location
560 Hay Street
Year
1937
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Cremorne Arcade

By 1896, when she opened Cremorne Theatre, Annie Oliver was already running the adjacent Cremorne Picture Gardens and Cremorne Hotel.…

Location
572-578 Hay Street
Year
1896
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Council House

Perth City Council originally met at the convict-built Town Hall (1870) on Barrack Street. It was not long before the…

Location
27-29 St Georges Terrace
Year
1961-1963
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Connor Quinlan Building

The Connor Quinlan Building was erected in 1892 for Daniel Connor and Timothy Quinlan, jointly the largest landholders in the…

Location
612-616 Hay Street
Year
1892
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Building

The Commonwealth Bank Building is a six-storey stone clad building built in 1930-1933. It was built for the Commonwealth Government…

Location
242 Murray Street
Year
1930-1933
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Commercial Building, 507 Wellington Street

Commercial Building, 507 Wellington Street was constructed by Simon Bremner Alexander for Laura Trigg in 1899 as a two-storey building,…

Location
507 Wellington Street
Year
Styles

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Commercial Building, 132 William Street

Commercial Building, 132 William Street was constructed c. 1899 for owner Harriet Mitchell. The ground floor has been extensively altered…

Location
132 William Street
Year
Styles

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Commercial Building, 96-100 William Street

Commercial Building, 96-100 William Street was constructed for Sir George Shenton in 1895 as the first portion of a larger…

Location
96-100 William Street
Year
Styles

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Causeway Bridges

Causeway Bridges consists of two bridges spanning the Swan River to the east and west of Heirisson Island. These bridges,…

Location
Over Swan River
Year
1952
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Cathedral of St. Constantine and St. Helene

By the early 1930s, some parts of Northbridge were developing a definite Greek character. Newly arrived Greek families were choosing…

Location
18 Parker Street
Year
1925
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Burt Memorial Hall

Septimus and Louisa Burt decided to erect a memorial to their son Lt Theodore Burt, who was killed in action…

Location
38A St Georges Terrace
Year
1918

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Bishop’s House

Bishop’s House is a two-storey residence constructed in 1859 for the first Anglican Bishop of Western Australia, Mathew Blagden Hale.…

Location
90 Mounts Bay Road
Year
1859

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Barrack Square

Barrack Square is an urban park located on the edge the Swan River at the end of Barrack Street. The…

Location
Barrack Square
Year
1905-1907
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Aston Clinic Stables

The exact date of construction for the stables on Mayfair Street, West Perth, is unknown, but it was originally sited…

Location
19A Mayfair Street
Year
Styles

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Aberdeen Street Precinct

In the early 1890s, the land bounded by Fitzgerald, Newcastle and Aberdeen Streets was undeveloped, with only a few dwellings…

Location
154-188 Aberdeen St
Year
1880’s and 1890’s

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ABC Studios

Built in 1906, the ABC Sound Broadcasting and Television Studios on Adelaide Terrace are a typical example of the Post-War…

Location
187-193 Adelaide Terrace
Year
1906

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151-165 Beaufort Street

In 1903, timber cottages at the northeast corner of Beaufort and Newcastle streets were removed, to make way for the…

Location
151-165 Beaufort
Year
1904

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State Buildings

Over their 140-year history, the State Buildings (also known as the Central Government Offices and Old Treasury Buildings) have been…

Location
28 Barrack St, cnr St Georges Terrace
Year
1874

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St Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral

Few building projects in Perth have taken as long as St Mary’s Cathedral. When Michael Cavanagh drew up the plans…

Location
Victoria Square
Year
1863

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St George’s Cathedral

Building a cathedral is no easy matter, so it is no surprise it took from 1877 to 1888 to raise…

Location
2 Cathedral Ave Street
Year
1879

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