History of QVB
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The Queen Victoria Building, now affectionately known as the QVB, was founded in 1898, replacing the original Sydney markets on the site. Discover the photographic history of the QVB from the 'Queen Victoria Markets', to the copper clad dome of shopping boutiques today.
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1900: The Queen Victoria Markets, along George St. #QVB #Sydney

The Queen Victoria Markets, along George St, Sydney. Now the Queen Victoria Building aka the QVB.

1898: The exquisite central copper clad dome under construction. #QVB #Sydney

Queen Victoria Building, Sydney / the exquisite central copper clad dome under construction.

1901: To celebrate Australia's federation, the Queen Victoria Markets was covered with streamers, foliage and flags. #QVB #Sydney

Australia Federation celebrations in shows the Victoria Markets (now the Queen Victoria Building) was covered with streamers,foliage and flags.

1986: The intricate stained glass windows took 2 years to restore. #QVB #Sydney

The intricate stained glass windows took 2 years to restore. — at Queen Victoria Building.

1986: The QVB celebrates its second opening after an 86 million dollar transformation. #QVB #Sydney

The QVB celebrates its second opening after an 86 million dollar transformation.

1938: The Sydney County Council Offices were housed in the QVB. #QVB #Sydney

The Sydney County Council Offices were housed in the QVB.

1988: Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth II to the QVB. #QVB #Sydney

1988: Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth II to the QVB. #QVB #Sydney

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