This ghostly white tower in the western foothills can be seen for miles around and was built in 1930 as St Jude’s Mission House and Seminary for the training of priests and nuns.
This grand structure with its classic temple façade doubles as both a World War I memorial to lost Freemasons and a monument to Freemasonry itself.
In 1871 young couple John and Emily Hayes immigrated from England, having apparently been lured by stories they heard from relatives and local settlers the Kingstons. A priceless time capsule of a pioneering family
This building is the legacy of Scotsman James McWhirter, one of Brisbane’s leading retailers of the late 19th and early 20th century.
A near to perfectly preserved half acre of house (circa 1886) and land as it was in the last part of Queen Victoria’s reign, Miegunyah has, since it was built, played a prominent role in Brisbane’s history.
Milton House was built in 1853 for retired Queen St chemist Ambrose Eldridge who himself played a role in the Separation Movement.
A rare and ornate example of a Victorian public monument, the gothic style Mooney Memorial drinking fountain stands on an intersection of Eagle and Queen St as a long forgotten tribute to a fireman who lost his life in the Queens St fire of 1877.
Perched on a hill overlooking Coronation Drive and the river, Moorlands is possibly Brisbane’s most notorious and intriguing historical residence.
Mt Carmel Convent, home to the Sisters of Mercy, was designed by RS Dods prestigious architectural firm and constructed in 1915 as yet another real estate coup for Archbishop Duhig.
This little cluster of stand out weatherboard buildings are both an ode to the father of Presbyterianism in Brisbane, the Scottish immigrant Reverend Thomas Mowbray.
Dating from a time when the Sandgate Shorncliffe peninsula was overrun with boarding houses and convalescent homes
Nassagaweya with its decorative fretwork, gables and porches was designed and built by accomplished architect and surveyor and later Mayor of South Brisbane, Arthur Morry.
This one time head office of NAB was designed by colonial architect FDG Stanley (of Queensland Club fame) in the grand classical style of the boom times of the year it was built - 1885.
As one of several relics of Expo ’88 that were salvaged and endure as a reminder of the time Brisbane discovered 24 hour partying.
This lone striking 50m tower, c1912 stands sentry in the back streets of Alderley behind the Newmarket Pool.
Brisbane’s earliest surviving house dates from 1846 when it was built as a simple single storey dwelling for pastoralist Patrick Leslie who had pioneered settlement in the Darling Downs region.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

An unforgettable live music experience celebrating Creedence Clearwater Revival
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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
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