Georgian-style gem lost inside uni college
Tim Barlass recounts a wonderful story of how a Georgian style building has been discovered within a University of Sydney college by a heritage architect, just before the building was to be demolished. The two-storey Regency style house known as Cypress Hall was built in 1859 and is likely of state significance. The house was hidden behind a 1930s building that was to be demolished and replaced with a new 11 storey student accommodation block. It was lucky that City of Sydney’s heritage experts insisted on assessing the site before the project was approved. Click here to read more.