General Post Office

Renaissance Palazzo style building in Sydney's central business district constructed in Pyrmont sandstone

Milestone
Replaced
Constructed
1866 - 1874
Modified
1897 - 1905
Name
Alternate
Westin Hotel
1999 - 2011
Position
1865 - 1874
1869
1882
Type

General Post Office

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2008

From convict beginnings, the General Post Office was to re-emerge in the 1860s in Italian Renaissance grandeur when James Barnet created an enduring centrepiece for Sydney.