A highly aesthetic sandstone and slate villa dating from 1864, Oakwal, still holds a commanding position in centre of the cul de sac that was once its surrounding estate.
This former school, whose pupils included offspring of the original white Valley settlers who arrived on the ship Fortitude in 1849, is one of the earliest existing ones in Queensland.
As the first major post-separation building erected in Brisbane, Old Government House, circa 1860-62, also wears the mantle of the only purpose-built Government House in Queensland.
This landmark building with its distinctive Byzantine style turrets was designed by GHM Addison and built in 1891 as Brisbane’s first Exhibition Building.
Built on the site of the 1860’s villa Cooltique Orana encompasses, at its rear, part of the old house.
In the first half of the 20th century a smattering of Russian orthodox churches sprung up around the Brisbane region to cater for immigrants.
One of Brisbane’s few remaining interwar tramway substations and one of its most prominent.
It is perhaps this landmark flamboyant house designed by Italian architect Andrea Stombuco that symbolizes what was Brisbane’s Belle Epoch.
Queensland’s seat of government since 1869, the wing of Parliament House facing George St was designed by Colonial architect Charles Tiffin and constructed between 1865-67.
Significant not just for its iconic Queensland style of multi storey wrap around cast iron verandahs, the People’s Palace is also a rare example of a purpose built temperance hotel.
This tiny timber place of worship sits nestled amongst a grove of towering gums on the edge of Simpsons Rd.
Of all Brisbane’s war memorials this rough hewn tuff seat, shaded under a jacaranda tree is a particularly beautiful and unusual one.
Several layers of history permeate the site and buildings of this landmark complex on the city fringe, beginning with the establishment, back in 1860 of the first major purpose built gaol for free settlers.
Originally known as Costin’s Cottages, the owner of these, one of Brisbane’s earliest rows of terrace houses c1863, was colonial Queen St chemist and onetime property guru William Costin.
The only surviving intact 19th century theatre in Brisbane and the oldest in Australia, since its construction in 1888 the Princess has been home to amateur and professional theatre companies.
This landmark brick residence, remembered largely as the Queen Alexandra Home was initially called Hatherton, built as a private home in 1886 for businessman Reuben Nicklin.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

The Brisbane BBQ Festival is an epic 2-day celebration of music, meat and fire
Sunsets by Sanctuary Cove is a fantastic 2-day festival
Coffee aficionados won't want to miss The Lanes Coffee Festival
There's no better time to get out and explore Brisbane’s backyards
Australia’s ultimate stair climbing challenge takes place at the Gabba
Colin Thiele’s much loves coming-of-age story is brought to magical life
This world-first live event features 2 of the best adventure climbers in the world
100 Years of The History of Dance combines dance and theatre
Grace Knight returns to Brisbane Powerhouse in August