Butler Stairs

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

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.