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Avis Building, Launceston


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Bellevue Court, Clayfield
I don't know anything about these flats in Clayfield, Brisbane. I don't like the fence at all, hides too much of the building but it looks like there is a good side entrance.

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6 Arlington Street, Back Bay


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58-60 Queen Street, Auckland
This is 58-60 Queen Street, Auckland. It was original built in 1936 but in recent years has been transformed into a hotel. When I took these photos a couple of years ago it was the Park Regis but it has since become the Grand Windsor Hotel.

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Bank of China, Nanjing
For the start of the new year, I thought I'd add a new city to my blog - Nanjing, China. This is the Xinjiekou branch of the Bank of China in Zhongshan E Road in Nanjing. A very faded sign indicates that the building was formerly a branch of the Xinye Bank...

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former Regent Theatre, Deniliquin
The Regent Theatre in Deniliquin probably wasn't that flashy when it opened in 1956 and there is no way that is going to change with the current tenants, the Deni Baptist Church. But even on that simple façade there is the hint of deco with the 'rule of th...

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Bulolo Flats, Fortitude Valley
Bulolo Flats in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley were named after the Bulolo Goldfields in Papua New Guinea. Designed by architects Hennessy & Hennessy they were built in 1934 as residential flats for single young women who worked at the department store of bui...

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419 Lygon Street, Brunswick
This building at 419 Lygon Street, Brunswick, a former house or more likely flats, now houses a legal firm.

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Cairo Flats, Fitzroy
Today I was able to tour the block of flats known as Cairo on Nicholson Street, Fitzroy as part of Open House Melbourne . Designed by Best Overend the flats were constructed in 1936 in a U shaped around a large communal garden. The block consists of 20 bed-...

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Natatorium, Jiangwan Sports Complex, Shanghai
This is the amazing entrance to the natatorium at the Jiangwan Sports Complex. The decorative arch is repeated inside and at the nearby Municipal stadium.

Below is a closer view of the natatorium entrance showing the detail, to only in the arch, but also...
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