Looking at the Brisbane City Library from across the river at the Qld Art Gallery
Brisbane Naval Offices Building in Edward Street.
|This is the group at the Coffee Club|
|Smellie and Co Edward Street 1895 AD|
One of Brisbane's oldest buildings is the Smellie & Co building at the bottom of Edward St. It dates back to the 1860s, when the RR Smellie & Co foundry was established in Alice St. A burgeoning Brisbane ensured that the firm grew, and by 1882, it had become Smellie & Co, a hardware and machinery retailer..
|The Chapel, St Stephens Cathedral 1864.|
St Stephens Cathedral is the oldest Catholic Church in Queensland. It was built between 1864 and 1922
|Moreton Bay fig in Brisbane Botanic Gardens|
The Moreton Bay Fig is a rainforest tree, and in that habitat it can be a 'strangler fig' - with it's seed setting high in the canopy and it's roots reaching right down to the ground, eventually growing to a stage that strangle it's host and stands alone. It can grow to 50m with wide buttressed roots.
|Streets Beach South Bank|
Australia's only beach in the middle of a city. Construction commenced in February 1991 and was complete by June 1992