Category Archives: History

Palmer Street before new developments

Rare views from Miller Street towards Norths. Taken when the two blocks in between were cleared for redevelopment. Taken Nov 2009

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A view of the old BP Service Station site before redevelopment into a new shop/residential block. Note that the contaminated soil round the fuel tanks has been removed. Picture taken November 2009

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Pictures of Cammeray Past

The following pictures are extracted from Stanton Library’s collection of images of North Sydney. They show how our area has developed over the years. Unless stated each picture is copyright Stanton Library.      

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Place Names in Cammeray

The following has been sourced from the publication “Naming North Sydney”. Amherst Street Lord William Pitt Amherst was Governor General of India 1823-1828. Some old directories and plans mis-spell this street as AMHURST. Avon Street Henry Green, local builder and … Continue reading

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Cammeray map before the Warringah Freeway was built

This map is taken from a street directory published before the Warringah Freeway was cut through Cammeray. I’m not sure of the date of this map – can anyone help?

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