Playfair Stairs

Set of steps built to link the higher Gloucester Street with Cambridge Street, The Rocks at the lower level on the south-east of Argyle Cut. 

Milestone
Constructed
1860 - 1865
Demolished
1912 - 1913
Name
Alternate
Playfair Steps
Commemorates
Type

Playfair Stairs

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2018

Playfair Stairs in The Rocks was an unusually shaped stairway, which did not fit neatly into the typical stairway typologies of the city. The stairway bent around the corner into Cambridge Street like an elbow.