Georgian-style gem lost inside uni college

25 May 2014 .

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.

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