Butler Stairs

A set of 103 steps which connect Brougham Street, Woolloomooloo with Victoria Street, Potts Point.

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Milestone
Constructed
1869
Name
Alternate
Butler's Stairs
Alternate
Butler's Steps
Commemorates
1870
Position
Type

Butler Stairs

CC BY 2.5 AU
,
2018

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.