Monthly Archives: August 2015

Excelsior Terrace 87-101 George Street Erskineville

Excelsior Terrace (87 to 101 George Street) is located on the western side of George Street, running south from the corner of Lambert Street. The terrace is comprised of a grocery store and seven residential terraces. The first reference to … Continue reading

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Erskineville Pineapple and Tomato Jam

Sunday Times (Sydney) Sunday, 15 August 1897 (And appearing on the same page in news unrelated to Erskineville but of great interest to the Macdonaldtown Bicycle Club): Sunday Times (Sydney) Sunday, 15 August 1897

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Rich. Lennon’s Automatic Contrivance

The Sydney Science Festival runs from 13-23 August 2015 so it’s as good a reason as any to showcase the technological advancements coming out of Erskineville, in 1905. Struggling with his early morning fire-making responsibilities Rich. Lennon rigged an alarm clock … Continue reading

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Louisa Terrace – 31 to 43 Albert Street Erskineville

Louisa Terrace (31 to 43 Albert Street) is located on the south side of Albert Street, between John and Charles Streets. The terrace is comprised of a corner grocery store and six residential terraces, with the date on the parapet of … Continue reading

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