THE ASTOR – A HIGH LIFE FOR SOME

THE ASTOR - A HIGH LIFE FOR SOME

Completed in 1923 The Astor represented an entirely new concept in Australian residential living; private ownership of individual apartments. Located at 123 Macquarie Street the building was thirteen storeys high, Sydney’s first ‘skyscraper’. The 52 ultra-modern flats provided expansive views of the harbour. Premier of New south

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SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE – A RIVETING STORY!

SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE - A RIVETING STORY!

How many nuts and  bolts are there in the Sydney Harbour Bridge?  Well, oddly enough, only a handful. Rivets were used instead, some 6,000,000 of them. The majority of the steel  for the bridge’s girders came from  Britain, but the government contract stated that all rivets were

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