Sydney's Martin Place

Author: Judith O'Callaghan, Paul Hogben and Robert Freestone
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  • : $59.95(AUD)
  • : 9781760293628
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : December 2016
  • : 59.99
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  • : Judith O'Callaghan, Paul Hogben and Robert Freestone
  • : hardback
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  • : 280
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Barcode 9781760293628
9781760293628

Description

Martin Place is one of Sydney's iconic urban places. Since the 1890s it has fulfilled a vital role as a significant public space at the centre of Australia's most populous city; in the heart of the central business district, its powerful corporate presence now defines a globally connected city. It is a place of varied moods and attributes: vista and fine relief, boldness and intimacy, new and old, repose and dynamism. From the beginning, its physical form has framed a people place, the character of which is ever-changing through everyday use and activity as well as moments of commemoration, celebration and protest. This collection captures Martin Place from all angles-its architectural and social history, its changing landscape, and its various economic and cultural functions-along with the people and organisations that have made it their own.