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.
Central Railway Station forms a significant part of a heritage precinct that includes Anzac Square, the Shrine of Remembrance, the GPO and St Stephen’s.
A series of intact early 20th century buildings in a row, in what was once a light industry precinct just off the government precinct of George St.
Within the 1991 built walls of this temple, the largest Taoist place of worship in the Southern Hemisphere, rituals that have been observed for thousands of years take place in four exquisitely ornate halls.
Prolific Anglican church architect JH Buckeridge designed this simple Arts and Crafts inspired structure with a shingle roof that was built in 1891.
This is the second charming little incarnation of the original church that was designed by holy architect RG Suter in 1868.
On the outer edges of parklands and koala colonies is this peaceful Buddhist retreat with buildings in the Chinese palace architectural style of red and gold

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Triple M Rocks Tattersall's Race Day with live rock band
Join the Southern Cross Soloists as they chart a new musical voyage
Oscar Wilde’s The Young King comes to life on stage at QPAC from July 23 to 27
A new show has been added for A Conversation on Narcos at The Tivoli
Celebrate Queensland's local produce and craft beer
‘Unlearning’ brings together new and recent artworks
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