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Stephens Place, Adelaide

Stephens Place, Adelaide

[General description] Three men are moving a large packing case through the door of James Marshall and Company's warehouse. It has probably just been delivered by a wagon, seen on the extreme right. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 19 / Stephens Place, east side / 1895 / Right side of Marshall's premises is 66 1/2 yards south of North Terrace.'

North Terrace East

North Terrace East

[General description] Buildings on the southern side of North Terrace just west of Gawler Place. One of the buildings houses the Offices of the South Australian Company. A sign on the front states Guests Toilet Salon run by Mr. F.M. Berry. The offices appear to look like private homes. Tall buildings can be seen in the background. [On back of photograph] Acre 19. North Terrace east. Offices of the South Australian Company. West corner of Gawler Place 1909-11. Probably 1909. See B 7787/9. The high building on the left is on the west side of Gawler Place. Extreme right of photograph is about 35 yards west of Gawler Place. Erected 1839-40 for S.A. School Society.

Stephen's Place

Stephen's Place

[General description] Stephen's Place running between Rundle Street and North Terrace showing the premises of Robert Reid and Company. The three storey building has wooden shutters on the tall windows and grills to protect the basement windows. [On back of photograph] Robert Reid and Company's Premises. Acre 19. Stephens Place, east side. Probably taken in 1911. Probably 1909. See B 7787/10. Two additional storeys were added in 1913. The extreme right of the photo. is 67 yards south of North Terrace. The line of division between Robert Reids' and Matthew Goode's is 43 yards south of North Terrace.

Stephen's Place

Stephen's Place

[General description] Matthew Goode and Company Limited on the eastern side of Stephens Place between North Terrace and Rundle Street. Two ladies are walking past the building which is adjacent to Robert Reid and Company. [On back of photograph] Acre 19. Stephens Place, east side. Probably taken about 1911. Probably 1909. See B 7787/10. Near side of Matthew Goode's premises is 43 yards south of North Terrace. Frontage of Matthew Goode's: 19 yards. Shop fronts installed in 1927. See B 4705.

East corner of Stephens Place

East corner of Stephens Place

[General description] Buildings on the corner of Stephens Place and North Terrace, possibly housing doctor and dentist's consulting rooms. The brick building on the corner has two storeys on North Terrace and three storeys in Stephens Place. Wooden balconies adorn the first storey. The South Australian Company is located in the stone building to the east. Matthew Goode and Company can be seen further up Stephens Place towards Rundle Street. [On back of photograph] Acre 19. North Terrace. East corner of Stephens Place. 1909-13. Probably 1909. See B 7787/9. Left side of building built with light coloured stone (second building east from Stephens Place), is 26 yards east of Stephens Place.

Stephens Place

Stephens Place

[General description] Looking from Stephens Place towards North Terrace. Workers from Matthew Goode and Company are watching the phoptographer from the third storey window. Trees growing in Government House grounds can be seen across North Terrace. There is no traffic on North Terrace and two men are strolling in the middle of Stephens Place. [On back of photograph] Acre 19. Stephens Place, east side, corner of North Terrace. Probably about 1911. Probably 1909. See B 7787/10. Extreme right is 29 yards south of North Terrace.

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] City buildings dominate this view of North Terrace. The statue of King Edward VII faces onto the tree-lined road which has cars parked on either side and tramlines running along its centre. [On back of photograph] 'Acres 19, 18, 17 / North Terrace, looking west from Kintore Avenue. / 1925-27' (Another hand) 'The four storey building on the left is Gawler Chambers. For additions to it, made in 1935, see B 6774'.

Stephens Place, Adelaide

Stephens Place, Adelaide

[General description] Two shops, complete with a with a verandah, have been created in the ground floor of the Matthew Goode Building. The shopfronts feature plate glass windows with decorative leadlight panels above them. The tenants are Hillier which displays ladies fashion goods and R.A. Yates, Flowers, Plants and Seeds. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 19 / Stephens Place, east side / April 29th, 1928 / The shop fronts were installed in 1927. Compare with B 3297 / Site of shops: Left side is 24 yards south of North Terrace. Frontage: 10 yards'.

Gawler Place, Adelaide

Gawler Place, Adelaide

[General description] Looking south along Gawler Place towards Rundle Street. City buildings, parked cars, pedestrians and a wet road on a rainy day. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 19 / Gawler Place, west side / 24th August 1928 / Sites and measurements: If a ruler be placed on the photo two inches from the bottom and measurements to be taken from the left edge of the photo the undermentioned points will be situated as follows: 1.8 inches from the left = 67 yards south of North Terrace. 1.4 inches from the left = 33 1/2 yards south of North Terrace. 2.1 inches from the left = 20 1/2 yards south of North Terrace.'

Gawler Chambers

Gawler Chambers

[General description] Gawler Chambers, soon after its construction in 1914. This five storey building was designed by architects Thomas English and George Klewitz Soward. The facade is of red brick with cream detailing, and is symmetrical in design, featuring a central Tudor style castellated parapet.There are four balustraded balconies on the two upper floors. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 19 / North Terrace east / South Australian Company's Offices / Gawler Chambers / North Terrace / c. 1914' (Another hand) 'Left side of Gawler Chambers abuts Gawler Place; frontage: 34 yards'.

Gawler Place, Adelaide

Gawler Place, Adelaide

[General description] A row of two storey stone buildings with basements have recently had shop fronts installed. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 20 / Gawler Place. East side / October 11, 1927 / The two shop fronts were installed in 1926 and 1927. The near one is 12 yards south of North Terrace and the far one is 29 yards south of the Terrace.' (Another hand) 'See also B 4711'.

Gawler Place

Gawler Place

[General description] Two shopfronts have been installed in this two storey stone building in Gawler Place. They both have plate glass windows with tiles below and leadlight above, characteristic of the period. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 20 / Gawler Place, east side / April 29th,1928. / The two shop fronts were installed in 1926-27. See also B 4253. / The lane on the right is 33 yards south of North Terrace'.

Automobile Club First Run

Automobile Club First Run

The opening run of the Automobile and Motor Cycling Club of South Australia in 1903 assembled on North Terrace east. The three tiller steered motor cars are Oldsmobiles; the lady motorist is seated in a De Dion car. The two motor cycles on the extreme right are Lewis machines. The right side of the two storied building on the right (Harvard House) is 35.5 yards east of Gawler Place. The left side of the adjoining two stories building is on the east boundary of Acre 20. According to source the photograph was taken in October 1903 at the start of the first club run of the RAA. The man in the third car from the left is Dr. JB Gunson who bought his Oldsmobile from Duncan and Fraser in September 1903. The man at the left of Dr Gunson is Vivian Lewis. According to another source the two men in the Oldsmobile at the far left are Richard (left) and James (right) Duncan.

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] This two storey townhouse has arched verandahs on both floors and tall dormers or attics in the roof. Banners attached to the building proclaim 'Down it comes! S.A. Salvage Building Wreckers are here' Part of Lister House can be seen on the right. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 20 / North Terrace, east / 12 January 1955 / Right side of the building being demolished is 38 1/2 yards east of Gawler Place; its frontage is 12 1/2 yards / Building was demolished shortly after this photograph was taken / See B 13145 for another view'.

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] This two storey townhouse has arched verandahs on both floors and tall dormers or attics in the roof. Banners attached to the building proclaim 'Down it comes! S.A. Salvage Building Wreckers are here' Part of Lister House can be seen on the right. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 20 / North Terrace, east / 12 January 1955 / Right side of the building being demolished is 38 1/2 yards east of Gawler Place; its frontage is 12 1/2 yards / Building was demolished shortly after this photograph was taken / See B 13144 for another view'.

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] Parked cars and city buildings on North Terrace with the two buildings on the right in course of demolition. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 20 / North Terrace / 14 August 1959 / Right side of the white two storey building on the right abuts Gawler Place, its frontage is 9 yards / Frontages of centre building is 9 yards / Frontage of building on the left is 11 2/3 yards / The two buildings on the right were demolished in 1959 and Gawler Place was widened / For another view see B 14252 / For a view of these buildings in 1957 see B 13866 / Complete frontage of all three two storey buildings is 29 1/3 yards'

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] Parked cars and city buildings on North Terrace, the focus being on the three two storey buildings in the centre. Progress is pushing out these older elegant townhouses with two buildings on the right in course of demolition. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 20 / North Terrace / 14 August 1959 / Right side of the white two storey building on the right abuts Gawler Place, its frontage is 9 yards / Frontages of centre building is 9 yards / Frontage of building on the left is 11 2/3 yards / The two buildings on the right were demolished in 1959 and Gawler Place was widened / For another view see B 14252 / For a view of these buildings in 1957 see B 13866 / Complete frontage of all three two storey buildings is 29 1/3 yards'

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, east, showing the G & R Wills Building. A lady waits in her buggy at the kerb and pedestrians stroll past. Its frontage is 35 yards and the left side is 60 yards west of Charles Street. The boundary between Acres 20 and 21 lies between Wills' premises and the residence next door.

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] The premises of G. & R. Wills, warehousemen and general importers. This Renaissance style building was designed by Wright, Woods and Hamilton in 1865, and was greatly extended in the 1870s. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 21 / North Terrace / July 1, 1898 / Left side of Wills' premises is 60 yards west of Charles St. Frontage of Wills' premises: 35 yards.'

North Terrace

North Terrace

[General description] A row of terraced houses on North Terrace west of Charles Street. The houses have adjoining front doors with two windows off to the side. The upper storey has wrought iron panels around the verandah. The houses were converted into shops in 1926. [On back of photograph] Acre 21 North Terrace East. This row of houses was converted into shops in 1926. compare with B 4167. Extreme left of houses is 24 yards west of Charles Streeet. The extreme right is 45 and a half yards west of Charles Street. For exact site see B 4167.

North Terrace

North Terrace

[General description] Two terrace houses on North Terrace west of Charles Street. The houses have a heavy wrought iron fence and the verandahs are decorated with lace ironwork. [On back of photograph] Acre 21 North Terrace East, Nov. 12, 1925. For exact site see B 3194. These buildings were converted into shops in 1926. see B 4167.

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] Ladies pose on the decorative iron lace balconies of a pair of two storey terrace houses. The front fences are of wrought iron and a large gas lamp stands near the garden gates. The words 'Adare House' appear on the archways over the entrances. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 21 / North Terrace east / 1907 / Lane on the right is 45.5 yards west of Charles Street'.

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] This two storey terrace is partially obscured by plane trees. It has recently been converted into shops, its iron lace and verandahs having been removed. An ornate tram electricity pole can be seen on the left. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 21 / North Terrace, east / June 10, 1927 / Shops installed in 1926. For photo. of these premises taken prior to their conversion see B3194 and B 3195. / Left side of shops is 24 yards west of Charles Street. Frontage: 21.5 yards.' (Another hand) 'This building demolished 1941. For view of building erected on this site in 1941-2, see B 12282'.

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] A panoramic view across the rooftops showing tree lined North Terrace with parked cars, a tram and mainly residential buildings. The recently completed Kelvin Building with its fire escape visible dwarfs the older houses and obscures Scots Church. The distant building, far right, was the Grand Central Hotel on the south east corner of Rundle and Pulteney Streets which closed in 1924. The left side of that building is Foy and Gibson's department store. [On back of photograph] 'Acres 22,23,24 / North Terrace, looking east from the Museum building. / 1925-27'.

Charles Street, Adelaide

Charles Street, Adelaide

[General description] City buildings and car roofs in Charles Street, facing south[On back of photograph] 'Acre 22 / Charles Street, west side / May 1st 1937 / White cement building in centre was erected in 1936 on site of back yard and outhouses formerly part of the premises shown on the right / Site: Near side of building is 35 yards south of North Terrace / Frontage: 27.5 yards / White centre building / Cantilever verandah and plate glass show windows installed in 1941and the building (formerly a forwarding room into which motor delivery vehicles entered for loading, converted into a grocery emporium).

Austin Street, Adelaide

Austin Street, Adelaide

[General description] This new warehouse is built from red brick and its design is influenced by Art Deco. It is photographed from a vacant lot opposite which shows evidence of recent demolition activity. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 23 / Austin Street, south side / Jan. 29,1927 / The three storey warehouse was erected on a vacant site in 1926. Compare also with B 129421 taken in 1954. / Site of new building: Near side is 72 yards west of Pulteney Street. Frontage: 9 yards.' (Another hand) 'For view of building erected in 1942-3 on site of portion of white cottage on left side, see B 12942.'

North Terrace, Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide

[General description] Workmen with wheelbarrows, ladders etc. are in process of renovations to a pair of stone two storey terrace houses. A paling fence has been installed at the front of the site for security. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 23 / North Terrace east / west corner of Elder Street / May 1st, 1928 / Compare with B 5124 / frontage of houses in process of alteration is 13.5 yards'.

Austin Street, Adelaide

Austin Street, Adelaide

[General description] A smart Coupe motor car is parked in front of this row of early Adelaide cottages which will soon be demolished. The tops of city buildings can be seen in the distance. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 23 / Austin Street, west side / 12 August 1930 / Verandah removed in 1930 / See B 7172 / Right side of cottage in centre is 25.5 yards south of North Terrace/Frontage: 16 yards / Demolished June 1939'.

Austin Street, Adelaide

Austin Street, Adelaide

[General description] This single fronted cottage with a vine covered pergola is surrounded by taller buildings. It is in a dilapidated state, and probably about to be demolished. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 23 / Austin Street, west side / 4 December 1959 / Right side of cottage is 42 yards south of North Terrace, frontage is 7 yards'

Austin Street Adelaide

Austin Street Adelaide

[General description] Austin Street off Pulteney Street in Adelaide. Two shuttered buildings stand side by side with the taller buildings in Rundle Street visible behind them. [On back of photograph] Acre 24 Austin Street, south side, Oct. 31,1925. Nearest cottage demolished in 1925. Compare with B 3946. Left side of nearest cottage is 33 and a half yards west of Pulteney Street. Far side of shuttered house is 48 yards west of Pulteney Street.