Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

North Sydney

Sydney's second high-rise business district, at the northern end of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, result of a building boom from the 1960s to the 1980s.

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Part of Cammeraygal country, North Sydney was established by the 1840s as a township on the northern shore of the harbour. It became popular with professionals and skilled tradespeople, developing as a commercial centre for the north shore. Postwar development transformed the central business district with high rise and the loss of many nineteenth-century buildings.