CBD South & Chinatown

CBD South & Chinatown

Historic images for hoardings and scaffolding covers

Chinatown and CBD South is located to the south of Bathurst Street and is solely comprised of the suburb of Haymarket. The village is bounded by Murray Street in the west, Bathurst Street and Darling Harbour in the north, Elizabeth and Chalmers streets to the east, and the Central railway station pedestrian subway to the south. You can also refer to the map.

Themes 

Selecting, requesting and using your images

  1. Download the historic images hoarding design template.
  2. Choose images from the themes below to use within the hoarding design template. You may choose from any combination of themes, but please only choose from themes in the area of your development.
  3. Note the unique file numbers on the images and email them to archives@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au. City Archives will transfer you high resolution versions within 2 business days*.
  4. Layout your images in the hoarding design template to create the final artwork.
  5. Submit a copy of the final artwork with your temporary structures application.

* City Archives’ auto response will say 10 working days, however turnaround time to receive these images will be 2 business days.

Main image: Corner of Elizabeth and Wexford streets (later Wentworth Avenue), Surry Hills, c 1906 (City of Sydney Archives) 

Theme: Maps

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File number
Mandatory title
Dove's Plans of Sydney, area between George Castlereagh, Campbell and Liverpool streets, 1880 CRS150/013 Dove's Plans of Sydney, area between George Castlereagh, Campbell and Liverpool streets, 1880 (City of Sydney Archives)
Dove's Plans of Sydney, area between Market, King and Kent streets, and Darling Harbour, 1880 CRS150/034 Dove's Plans of Sydney, area between Market, King and Kent streets, and Darling Harbour, 1880 (City of Sydney Archives)
Dove's Plans of Sydney, area between Harbour, George, Hay and Liverpool streets, 1880 CRS150/042 Dove's Plans of Sydney, area between Harbour, George, Hay and Liverpool streets, 1880 (City of Sydney Archives)
Fire Underwriter's Plans of Sydney, area between George, Pitt, Campbell and Liverpool streets, 1917-1939 CRS928/032 Fire Underwriter's Plans of Sydney, area between George, Pitt, Campbell and Liverpool streets, 1917–1939 (City of Sydney Archives)
Fire Underwriter's Plans of Sydney, area between Ultimo Road and George Street, and Valentine Street and the Darling Harbour Railway, 1917–1939 CRS928/036 Fire Underwriter's Plans of Sydney, area between Ultimo Road and George Street, and Valentine Street and the Darling Harbour Railway, 1917–1939 (City of Sydney Archives)
Fire Underwriter's Plans of Sydney, area between Quay, George, Valentine and Hay Streets, 1917–1939 CRS928/037 Fire Underwriter's Plans of Sydney, area between Quay, George, Valentine and Hay streets, 1917–1939 (City of Sydney Archives)

Theme: Streetscapes

  
Preview
File number
Mandatory title
Corner of Elizabeth and Wexford streets (later Wentworth Avenue), Surry Hills, c 1906 (City of Sydney Archives) 004/004175 Corner of Elizabeth and Wexford streets (later Wentworth Avenue), Surry Hills, c 1906 (City of Sydney Archives)
Quay Street looking north-west near George Street, Haymarket, 1955 010/010218 Quay Street looking north-west near George Street, Haymarket, 1955 (City of Sydney Archives)
Broadway (formerly George Street West) looking west between Wattle and Mountain streets, c 1930 032/032434 Broadway (formerly George Street West) looking west between Wattle and Mountain streets, c 1930 (City of Sydney Archives)
Broadway (formerly George Street West) looking east from the former Grace Bros. tower, 1930 032/032508 Broadway (formerly George Street West) looking east from the former Grace Bros tower, 1930 (City of Sydney Archives)
Wentworth Avenue looking south from Liverpool and Oxford streets, Surry Hills, 1930s 069/069490 Wentworth Avenue looking south from Liverpool and Oxford streets, Surry Hills, 1930s (City of Sydney Archives)
Corner of Elizabeth and Liverpool streets, 1948 069/069771 Corner of Elizabeth and Liverpool streets, 1948 (City of Sydney Archives)
Railway Square, c 1914 085/085833 Railway Square, c 1914 (City of Sydney Archives)
Railway Square, c 1903 000/000325 Railway Square, c 1903 (City of Sydney Archives)
Hay Street looking west near Harbour Street, Haymarket, c 1948 069/069727 Hay Street looking west near Harbour Street, Haymarket, c 1948 (City of Sydney Archives)
Valentine Street looking east to George Street, Haymarket, 1910 002/002876 Valentine Street looking east to George Street, Haymarket, 1910 (City of Sydney Archives)

Last updated: Wednesday, 19 October 2016