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2012 National Trust Heritage Festival: Planning Sydney

Amazing stories: innovation and invention

16 April 2012

Caption: 1888 birdseye view of the City of Sydney. Photo from City of Sydney Archives.

The City of Sydney Library, History Unit and City Plan Development presents Planning Sydney, a 5-part talk series at Customs House Library celebrating the 2012 National Trust Heritage Festival.

Sydney has grown from a convict outpost in the late 18th century to become a world-class city in the 21st century. See how our built environment has been shaped and planned over time.

Caption: 1888 birdseye view of the City of Sydney. Photo from City of Sydney Archives.

Part One:
The Planning of Georgian Sydney: Phillip, Bligh & Macquarie, Presented by Ian Jack - Senior Fellow at St Andrew's College, University of Sydney

Part Two:
Designing the Landscape of Colonial Sydney, Presented by Colleen Morris - Landscape Heritage Consultant

Part Three:
Planning Hotspot? Circular Quay in the 20th Century, Presented by Paul Ashton - Professor of Public History at the University of Technology, Sydney

Part Four:
Unbuilt Sydney - Visions from the early 20th Century, Presented by Robert Freestone - Professor of Planning in the Faculty of the Built Environment at the University of New South Wales

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Part Five:
Sustainable Sydney 2030 Presented by Glenn Wallace - Special Projects Program Manager, City of Sydney

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