Potts Point

Small, densely populated inner-eastern suburb, joined to Garden Island in 1942. It contains significant nineteenth-century buildings as well as some of Sydney's earliest apartment buildings in the Art Deco style. It includes the locality of Kings Cross.

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Butler Stairs

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Stairways such as Butler Stairs were part of the Sydney City Council’s Victorian infrastructure boom, and the sophisticated level to which these stairways are detailed shows a level of civic pride and financial investment in pedestrian infrastructure that had not been undertaken previously in the city.