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“The place is important in demonstrating the course, or pattern, of cultural or natural history in New South Wales. Paddington Reservoir is an integral part of the original Sydney Water Supply System and is a unique example of construction methods and technology advances in Australia in the nineteenth century. The two reservoirs of the Botany Swamps Scheme, Crown Street and Paddington are thought to have been designed in the early 1850s by Edward Bell, the City Engineer.[2] In 2006 architects Tonkin Zulaikha Greer and landscape architects JMD Design began work to conserve, restore and reuse the space of the then derelict Paddington Reservoir. The facility reopened in 2008 as a sunken garden with rooftop reserve above the preserved eastern chamber. The facility integrates the remains of the original brick, timber and iron structure with modern elements of sculptural, structural and functional significance which provide access to the sunken garden via stairs and an elevator as well as ramped access to the rooftop reserve.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Park
“The closest public access golf course to the Sydney CBD. Moore Park Golf is a golfing complex that boasts convenience, accessibility and spectacular views of the city skyline.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“Cute park with a local football ground. Lovely spot to stroll, get some fresh air and see the birds. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“For joggers, this is a place to go. Not far and away from traffic. You can meander the leafy streets and explore the terraces along the way there from Surry Hills.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Plaza
“Bus stops on Oxford Street for getting to Bondi, Coogee, Circular Key and many other parts of the city.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Another favourite park - this one is full of old toys which the kids love. Shady so good on hot days.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Lake
“If you want to see some native Australian birds, this is the place to go. Jam packed with cockatoos, black swans, parakeets and other cute birds. If you go, please don't feed the birds any bread, it's bad for their health.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“This is our closest park, literally around the corner- its like a second backyard for the kids”
  • 2 locals recommend
Playground
“A cute little playground equipped with swings, see saw and climbing facilities for toddlers and littlies.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Cinemas, Restaurants, Pubs, Shops, Growers mkt - weds/sat 8.30pm-3pm. Worth a look - it is close by and nice to browse if you fancy doing something very close to home.”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends