This gothic gabled stone house was designed and built by prominent mid-19th century Brisbane citizen and mayor from 1864-65 Joshua Jeays on 39 acres of freehold land.
In its early days this grand decorative building was the venue for distribution of unemployment, sickness and funeral benefits for needy families by the founding group of members.
For a couple of years from 1958 onwards, neighbours of this house would have been privy to the extraordinary harmonies
In the late 19th century the riverside of this part of new farm was lined with grand residences and ornate villas such as this sandstone one.
Courier newspaper proprieter Charles Buzzacott was so impressed with the Courier building designed for him by the talented and ubiquitous Richard Gailey that he commissioned him to design this gracious villa.
Hidden amongst the trees on the hill behind the XXXX Brewery is this old brick See house, built in 1865-68 for Edward Tufnell, the first Anglican Bishop of Brisbane.
Boggo Road Gaol opened in 1883 as a replacement for the dreaded Brisbane Gaol on Petrie Terrace and closed its heavy reinforced doors for the last time in 1992.
As Queensland’s oldest bowls club, Booroodabin was founded in 1888 under the patronage of Lord Lamington.
The imposing Victorian villa Boothville began life as a stroke of luck for a lucky office manager of the Queensland National Bank.
Built in 1923 on the site of notorious confessed murderer Patrick Mayne’s butcher shop, the Brisbane Arcade is a splendid Edwardian baroque alley of gallery shops.
Brisbane’s first Town Hall was built in Queen St in 1864 and by 1882 was already considered inadequate to house the council chambers.
Of the 19th century Brisbane hotels still in existence, this one perhaps more than any encapsulates the unbounding optimism that existed during the boom times of the 1880’s.
Built in 1849-1850 by early settler Andrew Petrie, this fine hand crafted Tudor style stone manor is one of Brisbane’s earliest surviving homes.
This brick Romanesque 2 storey building whose insides have seen better days, was built in 1934 at the behest of TC Beirne as a form of ‘safe’ accommodation for the girls who worked in his department store.
Brisbane’s oldest lane dates from convict days when the block it cuts through on the Queens St side was the site of the Prisoner’s Cells and Barracks and the Superintendent of Convicts residence
This extraordinary four-storey tower as designed by architect Russell Hall for his sister in 1985 and subsequently became his most widely recognised work.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

An unforgettable live music experience celebrating Creedence Clearwater Revival
A fascinating look back at how laidback subtropical Brisbane saw itself
Join Becky for a big night of laughs at Brisbane Powerhouse
Learn about the artworks around Brisbane city on this free night tour 
A weekend of opera and chamber music set in an historic homestead
A fabulous 3 day community festival of all things retro
Treasury Brisbane’s popular Wine & Cheese series returns
Journey to the sun-kissed isle of Santorini
Eats & Beats is back on Friday, June 25!

European Masterpieces from The Met

The once-in-a-lifetime exhibition features works by Rembrandt, Turner, van Gogh, Monet, Degas and many more
European Masterpieces from The Met

Boo's Kitchen

This hidden gem of a Thai restaurant is the go-to for a unique & traditional taste of north Thailand
Boo's Kitchen

Top Things to Do Jun 18-20

From wine tastings to European winter markets & cosy cabins in the woods, some of the best things to do this weekend
This Weekend Jun 18-20

Winter School Holidays Jun 26-Jul 11

Keep the kids off the screens this holiday with these 20+ great shows, activities, workshops and events
June July School Holiday Guide
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