Lands Department building

Sandstone administration building on Bridge Street. The building is in the Renaissance Revival style, with 12 niches on each facade with sculptures of explorers and legislators. The most recent addition is that of James Meehan who was added in 2010. In 2015 the government sold a 103-year lease for this and the neighbouring Education Department building to the Singapore based Pontiac Land Group to develop a hotel.

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Constructed
1876 - 1892
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1876 - 1881
1888 - 1892
Property
Comprises
Comprises
Occupied by
1876 - 2015
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Lands Department Building

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2016
The Lands Department Building on Bridge Street, one of Sydney's iconic 'sandstones', was designed by Colonial Architect James Barnet and embodies the work of the surveyors of New South Wales.