A column exploring Sydney icons that have stood the test of time.
From some of the longest-running restaurants to beautiful architectural gems, we look at the institutions that Sydney-siders hold dear.
Art & DesignIt’s the oldest existing harbour pool in the Southern Hemisphere; the home of Australia’s first swimming club; and possibly the site of Sydney’s first outdoor cinema.
Art & DesignShe’s in the business of short-lived blooms: but Saskia Havekes’s Potts Point store is anything but transient.
Food & DrinkThe Italian restaurant is the longest-standing restaurant in Sydney with the same family owners, still in the same location.
Art & DesignAn icon of sombre, sprawling beauty: Australia’s largest cemetery is full of incredible stories.
EntertainmentWe head to Randwick to explore one of the only surviving Art Deco cinemas in Sydney.
Food & DrinkFor over 20 years, Catalina, and its view, has been drawing the glitterati to Rose Bay.
Art & DesignIt’s one of Sydney’s most spectacular buildings and a portal to the city’s theatre-going history. We step inside the State Theatre, a 1920s movie palace.
Food & DrinkBill & Toni’s is the little Italian place on Stanley Street not going anywhere anytime soon.
03 Aug 2021