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The Mansions 40 George St Brisbane home to Dr Lillian Cooper - first Qld doctor Brisbane Queensland, Brisbane City, Vintage Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Empire Style, The Old Days, Old Things, Australia, Mansions

The Mansions Cbd | Must Do Brisbane

This decorative and stately row of six attached town houses was the unusual ‘baby’ of a trio of parliamentarians.

 When Brisbane’s premier iconic bridge opened in 1940 (attended by 37000 people) after five years of construction it was the seventh largest of its type in the world and second in Australia after the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Underwater City, Live In The Now, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Brisbane, Kangaroo, Construction, Australia, Culture, Type

Story Bridge Kangaroo Point | Must Do Brisbane

When Brisbane’s premier iconic bridge opened in 1940 (attended by 37000 people) after five years of construction it was the seventh largest of its type in the world.

Built in 1923 on the site of notorious confessed murderer Patrick Mayne’s butcher shop, the Brisbane Arcade is a splendid Edwardian baroque alley of gallery shops. Gold Coast Queensland, Brisbane Gold Coast, Brisbane Queensland, Queensland Australia, Brisbane Shopping, Arcade, History, Travel, Historia

Brisbane Arcade Cbd | Must Do Brisbane

Built in 1923 on the site of notorious confessed murderer Patrick Mayne’s butcher shop, the Brisbane Arcade is a splendid Edwardian baroque alley of gallery shops.

Boggo Road Gaol opened in 1883 as a replacement for the dreaded Brisbane Gaol on Petrie Terrace and closed its heavy reinforced doors for the last time in Underwater City, Live In The Now, Brisbane, Prison, Terrace, Places To Go, Walking, Australia, River

Boggo Road Gaol Dutton Park | Must Do Brisbane

Boggo Road Gaol opened in 1883 as a replacement for the dreaded Brisbane Gaol on Petrie Terrace and closed its heavy reinforced doors for the last time in 1992.

Old Museum 460 Gregory Terrace Bowen Hills Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Exhibition Building, Underwater City, Brisbane City, History Teachers, Finders Keepers, Historical Sites, Colleges

Old Museum Bowen Hills | Must Do Brisbane

This landmark building with its distinctive Byzantine style turrets was designed by GHM Addison and built in 1891 as Brisbane’s first Exhibition Building.

Fernberg, which is German for ‘distant mountain’ was aptly named by its first owner and resident in merchant and later MP Johann Heussler. Old Windmills, Underwater City, Old Building, Brisbane, Old Things, Australia, Culture, Mansions, History

Government House Paddington | Must Do Brisbane

Fernberg, which is German for ‘distant mountain’ was aptly named by its first owner and resident in 1864, merchant and later MP Johann Heussler.

Brisbane’s earliest surviving house dates from 1846 when it was built as a simple single storey dwelling for pastoralist Patrick Leslie who had pioneered settlement in the Darling Downs region. Queenslander, Brisbane, Vietnam, Survival, Australia, History, Breakfast, Building, House

Newstead House Newstead | Must Do Brisbane

Brisbane’s earliest surviving house dates from 1846 when it was built as a simple single storey dwelling for pastoralist Patrick Leslie who had pioneered settlement in the Darling Downs region.

Brisbane’s first Town Hall was built in Queen St in 1864 and by 1882 was already considered inadequate to house the council chambers. Brisbane City, Brisbane Australia, Underwater City, History, Building, Country, Search, Google, Historia

Brisbane City Hall Cbd | Must Do Brisbane

Brisbane’s first Town Hall was built in Queen St in 1864 and by 1882 was already considered inadequate to house the council chambers.

The gothic white towers of Indooroopilly’s Walter Taylor Bridge have long been a source of public fascination Local History, Historical Costume, Brisbane, Bridge, Tower, Culture, Costumes, Mansions, House Styles

Walter Taylor Bridge Indooroopilly | Must Do Brisbane

The gothic white towers of Indooroopilly’s Walter Taylor Bridge have long been a source of public fascination

Brisbane’s oldest building has many facets to its sometimes dark and brutal history - built by convicts in the late it is not just the longest surviving convict building but also the oldest windmill in existence in Australia. Brisbane Cbd, Brisbane Australia, Old Windmills, Underwater City, Queenslander, Old Building, Terrace, Places To Go, Tourism

Old Windmill Brisbane | Must Do Brisbane

Brisbane’s oldest building has many facets to its sometimes dark and brutal history and the oldest windmill in existence in Australia.

The striking gothic arched William St section of this office was designed by colonial architect FDG Stanley and built in 1874 after an earlier wooden printing office had been demolished. Brisbane, Colonial, Arch, Mansions, History, House Styles, Building, Prints, Design

Government Printing Office Cbd | Must Do Brisbane

The striking gothic arched William St section of this office was designed by colonial architect FDG Stanley and built in 1874 after an earlier wooden printing office had been demolished.

General Post Office and Telegraph Office Queen St Brisbane Brisbane Queensland, Queensland Australia, General Post Office, High Quality Images, Architecture Design, Construction, Mansions, House Styles, Brisbane Events

General Post Office Cbd | Must Do Brisbane

The history of this site predates the 1872 construction of the Brisbane GPO by John Petrie.

Brisbane’s oldest building has many facets to its sometimes dark and brutal history - built by convicts in the late it is not just the longest surviving convict building but also the oldest windmill in existence in Australia. Old Windmills, Old Building, Brisbane, Buildings, History, Historia

History Of Brisbane | Landmark Buildings And Sites

Brisbane History | Landmark Buildings & Sites | Must do Brisbane