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Coronation Drive retaining wall repairs, Brisbane, Queensland, 1887 - Retaining walls under construction after a major landslip between Boomerang and Skew Streets on 4 February Tenders for a concrete wall were called on 7 May Brisbane Queensland, Brisbane City, Queensland Australia, Western Australia, Retaining Wall Repair, Stone Retaining Wall, Retaining Walls, Side Yards, Front Yards

Coronation Drive retaining wall repairs 1887

Title: Coronation Drive retaining wall repairs 1887 Location: Brisbane, Queensland Description: Retaining walls under construction after a major landslip between Boomerang and Skew Streets on 4 Feburary 1887. Tenders for a concrete wall were called on 7 May 1887. (Description supplied with photograph) North Quay retaining wall, 1886-1887 with W. H. Chambers, City Engineer. (Description supplied with photograph) Note: High resolution version of this image available for download …

Giant display of pineapples at the 1906 Brisbane Exhibition. From Queensland Agricultural Journal, October 1906 Brisbane Queensland, Brisbane Australia, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Pineapple Express, Big Pineapple, Glasshouse Mountains, Aussie Australia, Paranormal Romance Series

Weird and wonderful exhibits at the Brisbane Ekka

Throughout its long history the Brisbane Exhibition (the EKKA) has proudly exhibited Queensland's industries and produce. To emphasize the growth and prosperity of these industries many exhibitors constructed highly elaborate…

Another place where special people were born, including my only brother Sydney, who died as a baby, and two of my own babies! Fantastic River shot of Brisbane, Australia. Brisbane River, Brisbane Queensland, Brisbane City, Brisbane Australia, Australia Travel, Western Australia, Australia Living, Perth, Melbourne

Another place where special people were born, including my only brother Sydney, who died as a baby, and two of my own babies!!! Fantastic River shot of Brisbane, Australia. Not sure who took it though...

Eagers Car Display, 1937 Brisbane Cbd, My Ancestry, Antique Fairs, Chelsea Flower Show, Dieselpunk, Vietnam, Nostalgia, Beautiful Places, Australia

Eagers Car Display, 1937

Events—official and unofficial —have always been the stuff of City Hall, ranging from Australian citizenship ceremonies, Chelsea flower shows, fashion awards, talent quests and antique fairs to parades, rallies and demonstrations. More information on the City Hall restoration project available here.

Ballroom dancing festival in 1952 at Cloudland, Brisbane. Aussie Australia, Queensland Australia, Bowen Hills, Old Photos, Past, Beautiful Places, Things To Come, History, Buildings

Remembering Cloudland | Must Do Brisbane

Even before it came into being, Cloudland, Brisbane's most iconic building was the stuff of dreams.

Entrance to the Cloudland Ballroom, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, 1946 Sunshine State, Sunshine Coast, Bowen Hills, Brisbane Gold Coast, Queensland Australia, Brisbane Queensland, The Good Old Days, Historical Photos, Continents

Camp Luna Park, Cloudland Ballroom, Brisbane, QLD during WW2

Cloudland Ballroom. This entrance was not there during WW2. Bulldozed by the Deen Brothers in 1982 with only the permission of then Premier Joh Bejelkie Peterson, this caused quite a furore as the Wrecking of the Bellvue Hotel in the city had in 1979.

Centenary Pool, Spring Hill, architect: James Birrell (via Queensland’s hot modernist architecture shows bold city vision) Brisbane Architecture, Creative Architecture, Australian Architecture, Architecture Design, Library Architecture, Colani, Airlie Beach, Queenslander, Venice Biennale

50's & 60's architecture

The architecture of the 1950s and 1960s is today reaching a critical point. Little by little, the buildings are deteriorating or disappearing. The new...

Cloudland was originally conjured up as Brisbane's Luna Park by a man who dreamed big. Original art work here (not the way it was built). Luna Park never opened, but the ballroom became Cloudland. My Ancestry, The Conjuring, Dream Big, Brisbane, Original Artwork, Things To Come, Australia, Park, Art Work

Remembering Cloudland | Must Do Brisbane

Even before it came into being, Cloudland, Brisbane's most iconic building was the stuff of dreams.

Brisbane Tuff Stone wall rock Welded ignimbrite Purple green pink beige brown orange Pink Beige, Purple, Brisbane, Contemporary, Rock, Orange, Stone, Detail, Wall

Tuff

I love Brisbane tuff stone. You have to look hard among the shiny stainless steel and aluminium panels of contemporary 'Brisvegas' to find it but it is there. Pink, green, orange, sand, blue stone acting as footings or walls or kerbs in the city centre and inner suburbs. It's a bit crumbly and weathered, but…