Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

Walsh Bay

Precinct around Hickson Road and wharves at Walsh Bay that includes entertainment venues, commercial and residential buildings.

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The Harbour End

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When The Wharf opened its doors in January 1985, Vivian Fraser's sensitive renovation, with its respect for the past and embrace of the modern, won universal acclaim. As a venue, The Wharf epitomises the big, bold, adventurous creativity and distinctive Sydney glamour of the company it houses. Nearly 30 years on, visitors to the Sydney Theatre Company still feel a palpable sense of anticipation as they make their way down the long walkway to 'the harbour end'.