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Corporation Baths

The site of the City Arcade between Hunter and Newcomen Streets has historical significance as an early source of fresh water for the Newcastle community. It is also significant as the site of the Corporation Baths and the city’s first shopping arcade, which retains many of its original features. 26 June, 2012 10:02AM AEST Hidden Newcastle – the secret baths under City Arcade By Barney Langford for ABC Newcastle Local Treasures The site of the City Arcade between Hunter and Newcomen Streets has historical significance as an early source of fresh water for the Newcastle community. It is also significant as the site of the… Read More »Corporation Baths