Walking Tours- Living Newcastle’s History

On Sunday 13 November 2016 the Crime & punishment Walk and Radical Newcastle walks were held in Newcastle. These pilot walks are an initiative of The Centre of 21st Century Humanities and Global Newcastle Network, supported by UON Library’s Cultural Collection. The walks were developed and led by UON historians Dr Nancy Cushing and Dr … More Walking Tours- Living Newcastle’s History

Found: Original Plans for Victoria Theatre Newcastle

  Two original plans for the Victoria Theatre Newcastle by architect James Henderson, and dating prior to 1888, have been located in a chance find amongst the papers of the Colonial Secretary, located at the State Records Authority New South Wales. Jane Ison, a historical researcher into the Newcastle Industrical School for Girls at the … More Found: Original Plans for Victoria Theatre Newcastle

The Architecture of High Street Maitland (1961) by K.D. Charlton

We are very pleased to be able to provide public online access to Kenneth D. Charlton’s The Architecture of High Street Maitland (1961). It is a  history of the architecture and architects of High Street, Maitland, New South Wales (Australia) completed in 1961 as an Architectural Science and Research Thesis for the Architecture Diploma Course … More The Architecture of High Street Maitland (1961) by K.D. Charlton

Newcastle Town Hall and Civic Theatre Honoured

On the 27th September 2012 the announcement was made that both the Newcastle Town Hall and Civic Theatre complex would be listed on the New South Wales Heritage Register. Both buildings were designed by architect Henry Eli White (1875-1952), and were the greatest achievement of visionary Mayor of Newcastle from 1924-25 Alderman Morris Light (1859-1929). … More Newcastle Town Hall and Civic Theatre Honoured

Launch of Coal River Interpretive Centre Design “The Midden”

All are welcome to attend an exhibition of designs by 2009 final year architecture students. The Invitation flyer for [In Transit] University of Newcastle Final Year Architecture Exhibition 2009 is above and the event is to be launched Friday November 13th 2009 at 6pm (for 6.30pm) at the Architecture Design Studio University of Newcastle. Of … More Launch of Coal River Interpretive Centre Design “The Midden”

Early Architects of the Hunter Region

We are greatly honoured to host the online digital version of Les Reedman’s landmark work, ‘Early Architects of the Hunter Region: A Hundred Years to 1940’. Read it online here: https://downloads.newcastle.edu.au/library/cultural%20collections/flipbooks/reedman/#p=1 This work is an anthology connecting the development of the Hunter Valley with the architects living and practicing architecture within the region. It outlines … More Early Architects of the Hunter Region