1. North Terrace West

    Stretching from Adelaide’s first survey point to Parliament House, the character of this part of North Terrace continues to evolve

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, early twenty–first century

  2. Old Parliament House

    The site of countless debates, Old Parliament House dates from 1855

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  3. Parklands

    An ongoing source of enjoyment and controversy, the parklands are a unique and remarkably intact feature of Adelaide

    Historical Place | By Peter Bell | Parklands

  4. Parliament House

    The scene of pomp and ceremony, debates and demonstrations

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1930s, 1950s

  5. Pirie Street

    Pirie Street has been home to cottages, churches, commerce and clubs

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA | 1930s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, mid nineteenth century

  6. Pirie Street Methodist Church

    Pirie Street Methodist Church was the ‘cathedral church’ of Methodism in Adelaide.

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA | late nineteenth century

  7. Pirltawardli

    Pirltawardli, (possum home) is the site of the first Christian mission to Aboriginal people in South Australia.

    Historical Place | By Rhondda Harris | Parklands | 1840s

  8. Princess Elizabeth Playground

    The Princess Elizabeth Playground was opened in 1929. 

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA

  9. Public Libraries

    South Australia was unique among the Australian colonies in that the South Australian Literary and Scientific Association assembled a subscription library before the settlers left Britain.

    Historical Place | By Carl Bridge and Michael Talbot | North Terrace | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century

  10. Queen's Theatre

    Built in 1840, the Queen's Theatre is the oldest surviving theatre building in Adelaide. 

    Historical Place | By Catherine Manning and James Hunter, History SA | Northwest corner | 1840s

  11. River Torrens

    The River Torrens has dominated the development of Adelaide and its metropolis, often in subtle or little recognised ways

    Historical Place | By CR Twidale, University of Adelaide | River Torrens | 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  12. Rundle Street

    Rundle Street has been a centre of shops and arcades, theatre and cafes, as well as acrimonious debate

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA | Rundle Mall, Rundle Street east | early nineteenth century, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century

  13. Saint Mary's Dominican Convent and School

    Saint Mary's Convent and School is one of several historically significant Catholic church buildings and religious community residences based on Franklin Street and West Terrace. 

    Historical Place | By Vedrana Budimir, History SA | Southwest corner | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century

  14. Saint Patrick's Church

    Saint Patrick's Church on Grote Street is one of several historically significant Catholic church buildings in the southwest corner of the Adelaide CBD. The original building was the first Catholic church in Adelaide. 

    Historical Place | By Vedrana Budimir, History SA | Southwest corner | early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century

  15. South Australian Hotel

    This hotel on North Terrace was first licenced as a public house in 1878 and was closed and demolished in 1971. To many, ‘The South’, the city’s three-storey grand hotel, was Adelaide.

    Historical Place | By Patricia Sumerling | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century

  16. South Australian Museum

    The South Australian Museum houses large scientific and cultural collections, with particular significance attached to its Aboriginal collection.

    Historical Place | By Margaret Anderson, History SA

  17. South Parklands

    Originally a camping site for local Aboriginal groups, the South Parklands were first used by Europeans as a military rifle range before evolving into the attractive centre for recreation that they are today.

    Historical Place | By James Hunter and Margaret Anderson, History SA

  18. South Terrace

    Mansions at one end and cottages at the other, with businesses, welfare, medical and educational institutions in between, all overlooking the parklands

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA | 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 2000-2010

  19. St Luke's Church

    St Luke's Church has a long history of supporting, and support from, the community of Adelaide.

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History SA

  20. St Paul's Anglican Church

    St Paul’s Anglican Church was built on the corner of Flinders Street and Pulteney Street in 1863. A rectory facing Flinders Street was added shortly after.

    Historical Place

  21. State Library of South Australia

    The State Library of South Australia is one of several major cultural institutions located along North Terrace, on what is often referred to as 'Adelaide's cultural boulevard'.

    Historical Place | By Margaret Anderson, History SA

  22. Sturt Street School

    Sturt Street Primary School, built in 1883, was the local primary school for families living in the South West of the Adelaide CBD. 

    Historical Place | By Vedrana Budimir, History SA | Southwest corner | early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century

  23. Sym Choon Shops

    In 1925/26 Thomas Sym Choon bought his four children a shop each.

    Historical Place | By Hannah Stewart, History SA | Rundle Street east | 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s

  24. Tandanya

    Originally built in 1921 as a power station and office for the Adelaide Electric Supply Company, today this beautiful building houses Tandanya, Adelaide’s Aboriginal Cultural Institution 

    Historical Place | By James Hunter, History SA | East Terrace | 1920s

  25. The Prince Albert Hotel

    The Prince Albert Hotel, built in 1852, was associated with the Dreyer family, who originally migrated from Germany. It operated as a family business between 1852 and 1976.

    Historical Place | By Vedrana Budimir, History SA

  26. The Space Between

    Simple stone stands as a reminder of a painful past history. 

    Historical Place | By Corinne Ball, Migration Museum | Parklands

  27. The University of Adelaide

    Reflecting the province's progressive founding ideals, the University of Adelaide on North Terrace was South Australia's first university, established in 1874. 

    Historical Place | By Margaret Anderson, History SA | North Terrace

  28. Torrens Building

    This Italian Renaissance style building once housed the Registrar Generals, Public Works and Water Works Department.

    Historical Place | By Open House Adelaide | Central Market | 1880s

  29. Torrens Parade Ground and Training Depot

    During both world wars the Parade Ground served as a mustering point and enlistment centre. The distinctive white building, known simply as the Torrens Training Depot, was built in 1936.

    Historical Place | By Margaret Anderson, History SA

  30. Victoria Park

    Victoria Park was the first official racetrack in South Australia.

    Historical Place | By Catherine Manning, History SA

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