Hotel Australia

Glamorous hotel in Castlereagh Street built in 1890 which was extended in the 1920s with an Art Deco entrance from Martin Place. It was demolished in 1971 and is now the site of the MLC Centre.

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Constructed
1890
Demolished
1972
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1920
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Hotel Australia

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2008

Combining an ornate nineteenth-century facade in Castlereagh Street, with an Art Deco fantasy of black marble and silver in Martin Place, the Hotel Australia was one of Sydney's most elegant until its demolition in 1972, when the MLC Centre was built.