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The City of Sydney’s commitment to design excellence has seen it win more than 40 major Australian and international awards for its buildings and facilities.
Here are some of our most noted projects.
Major streets in the city centre were the focus of some improvements.
The popular Surry Hills Library has won several awards and is a leader in sustainable function and design.
Pyrmont's Pirrama Park is a stunning waterfront park, transformed from its former life as a Water Police site.
Described as a blend of the ancient Baths of Caracalla in Rome and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Paddington Reservoir Gardens received major industry recognition for its design.
Through careful restoration work and exciting new features, Glebe Town Hall is once again at the heart of Glebe's civic and social life.
Redfern Oval is now a fully equipped training ground for the South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby team and improvements have been made to the adjoining park and playground.
Redfern Town Hall has undergone preservation work so it can continue to host a wide variety of community and cultural events.
One of the city centre's busiest strips, Pitt Street Mall has been the focus of some enhancements.
The upgrade makes the space more inviting with better work space and training rooms at Kings Cross Library.
A section of Napier Street in Paddington has been renewed.
The improvement works have maximised green open space and the Wireless House has been restored.
Prince Alfred Park has undergone a significant upgrade as it is an important park in the local area.
One of the local area's most well-known public venues, Sydney Town Hall's upgrade will help protect it for future generations.
Several improvements have been made to Sydney Park.
The aquatic and fitness centre has become a landmark in the local area with its unique wave-shaped roof.
This treasured building, once a Baptist church and later the Burton Street Tabernacle, has now been refurbished to become the new home of a local theatre company.
The Green Square Neighbourhood Service Centre and Library (the 'Tote') has been renovated to provide new accessible community spaces for hire and more space for library users.
Put together thanks to input from locals and business owners, an improvements plan focused on Woolloomooloo helped the City plan for the suburb's future.
Last updated: Thursday, 24 July 2014