Taken in 1973, this image features Forest Road at MacMahon Street a few years before the corner was re-developed. The Rex Coffee Lounge  and the former Council Chambers beside it  were shortly after demolished to make way for Hurstville House.

Taken in this image features Forest Road at MacMahon Street a few years before the corner was re-developed. The Rex Coffee Lounge and the former Council Chambers beside it were shortly after demolished to make way for Hurstville House.

Forest Rd, Hurstville, N.S.W. early 1900s  The road had officially been the Illawarra Road which was to link that region with Sydney, but was widely known as Gannon's Forest Road up until the 1880s when it became Forest Road.  Patrick MacMahon, a prominent land-holder in the area, built the original Hurstville Hotel featured in the right foreground of the photograph in 1884

Forest Rd, Hurstville, N.S.W. early 1900s The road had officially been the Illawarra Road which was to link that region with Sydney, but was widely known as Gannon's Forest Road up until the 1880s when it became Forest Road. Patrick MacMahon, a prominent land-holder in the area, built the original Hurstville Hotel featured in the right foreground of the photograph in 1884

School Children, Military Personnel, First World, The Lord, Drills, Flags, The Day, November, Drill

A Crofts shop, Forest Road, Hurstville 1911

A Crofts shop, Forest Road, Hurstville 1911

Forest Road by the 1980s had been transformed. Whilst Westfield Shoppingtown had opened a few years before, the major chain stores were still trading on the main street.

Forest Road by the had been transformed. Whilst Westfield Shoppingtown had opened a few years before, the major chain stores were still trading on the main street.

This photo captures Forest Road looking south around 1930. Although the shopping strip has since undergone a lot of change, some of the architecture has survived and still stands today!

This photo captures Forest Road looking south around Although the shopping strip has since undergone a lot of change, some of the architecture has survived and still stands today!

This is Hurstville Post Office in 1920, the building remained until 1962 when it made way for a new post office building.

This is Hurstville Post Office in the building remained until 1962 when it made way for a new post office building.

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