The Star Hotel is best known for the 1979 riot, but the site is a large complex running through from Hunter to King Street and is also one of Newcastle’s earliest large commercial complexes with a built history dating back to the 1850s. … More Star Hotel
The French barque Adolphe is just one of many shipwrecks that litter the entrance to Newcastle Harbour, yet 110 years after the disaster, this vessel is still one of the most visible. Carol Duncan spoke with Deb Mastello of the Newcastle Maritime Centre. [ABC Radio 2014] A walk along the 2km stretch of Stockton Breakwall … More The Wreck of the Adolphe
Designed by Edmund Blacket and constructed between 1857 and 1860, St John’s Anglican Church in Cooks Hill is Newcastle’s oldest standing church with a busy and vibrant modern congregation. … More St John’s Anglican Church – Cooks Hill
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Centenary Antique Centre This was the Centenary Antique Centre, situated at 29 Centenary Road, Newcastle. Once a collection of 32 antique and bric a brac vendors, one part of it was set up as an original old store. After the closure of the Beaumont Street Antiques Centre in 1993 following the 1989 earthquake, Richard Owens … More Centenary Antique Centre
Civic Park was a carpark in the 1950s
Photo from Lost Newcastle member Donna Dawson