This prominent white landmark villa on ‘Cloudland Hill’ came from humble beginnings as a smaller stone Georgian affair designed by Benjamin Backhouse in the early 1860’s.
This landmark timber structure which still stands proud at Cleveland Point was built in 1864-65 as one of the first in the colony of Queensland.
Secreted on a tiny patch of green overlooking Newstead is this ‘shrine’ to the once grand ballroom which graced the top of the hill.
The plain face-brick façade of the 1941 built Comino’s Arcade gives little clue to the richness of its history and interior.
Tucked away from the city’s thoroughfares, the convict-built Commissariat Stores are one of only two buildings that survived from the penal settlement.
The imposing neo-classical towers of the government offices came to life as part of the government job scheme during the Depression.
This remarkable piece of art deco architecture came to be during the Great Depression when houses everywhere were being divided into flats.
A customs house has inhabited this spot near Petrie’s Bight since 1849, with this grand copper-domed building with its massive colonnade replacing a much smaller one in 1888.
This unusual little town house nestled at the base of Silverton tower was designed by architect Robin Dods and built in 1906 for his brother Dr. Espie Dods.
One of Queensland’s oldest burial grounds, South Brisbane Cemetery was reserved as a supplement to the overflowing Paddington Cemetery in 1864.
Horseracing in Brisbane had its roots in the early settlement with the first settlers keen followers and punters, with the Queensland Turf Club being established in 1865.
As one of a swag of grand ornate hotels that came to represent the unique Queensland 19th century style, the Empire was constructed in the boom times of the late 1880’s.
Dating from 1866, this is significant as the first major (clay core) dam to be built in Queensland and one of the first in Australia.
Tucked away on a quiet riverside street sits this rare gem of a pre-separation house.
Early Russian immigrant and architect Grigori Mikonoshin designed this fanciful three storey A-house house for his daughter and since then it has become a heritage listed icon.
Originating as Farrington House, this grand hilltop gabled home was built in the 1880’s for its biscuit empire owner Frederick Wilson.

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