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23-September-2015
23-September-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
A plaque commemorates the inauguration of Redfern Town Hall in 1870. 

Location

Address:73 Pitt Street, Redfern , 2016
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.892254
Long: 151.204141
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th February, 1999
Front Inscription
Plaque: 

REDFERN TOWN HALL
THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE INAUGURATION OF 
REDFERN TOWN HALL ON FRIDAY 16 DECEMBER 1870
BY THE MAYOR OF REDFERN GEORGE RENWICK.
THE INAUGURATION COINCIDED WITH THE FIRST
MEETING OF THE COUNCIL IN THE NEW BUILDING AND AN INVITATION TO RATEPAYERS OF THE BOROUGH TO VIEW THE BUILDING BETWEEN 7PM AND 9PM. 
THE ARCHITECT FOR THE BUILDING WAS
GEORGE ALLAN MANSFIELD. 
THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY THE
MAYOR OF SOUTH SYDNEY COUNCIL
COUNCILLOR VIC SMITH
ON 20 FEBRUARY 1999
COUNCILLOR VIC SMITH         JOHN BOURKE
MAYOR                                       GENERAL MANAGER


Plaque:

REDFERN TOWN HALL
THIS BUILDING WAS RESTORED AND UPGRADED IN 1998/99
BY SOUTH SYDNEY COUNCIL TO PROVIDE 
A NEW MULTI PURPOSE COMMUNITY FACILITY.
THE PITT STREET FACADE HAS BEEN RECONSTRUCTED BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDS. THE REMAINDER OF THE BUILDING HAS BEEN RESTORED OR ADAPTED TO MEET MODERN REQUIREMENTS
THE ARCHITECTS FOR THE PROJECT WERE
MICHAEL DAVIES ASSOCIATES
THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY THE
MAYOR OF SOUTH SYDNEY COUNCIL
COUNCILLOR VIC SMITH
ON 20 FEBRUARY 1999
COUNCILLOR VIC SMITH          JOHN BOURKE
MAYOR                                        GENERAL MANAGER 
Source: MA
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