PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

These projects involved research into the history and development of the following region:

Sydney - Inner

Over 31 years we have undertaken commissions and projects across across the gamut of history and heritage practise. These relate to a variety of historical themes, heritage issues and for a variety of purposes in a variety of formats. Please click on one of the thematic, regional or outcome subheadings to see the projects that we have undertaken. We like to be challenged, we like new ideas and to address methodological issues to produce results that are effective, meaningful and reach the intended audience with ease.

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2018 March
Heritage Assessment: 73A The Boulevarde, Dulwich Hill

Heritage Assessment: 73A The Boulevarde, Dulwich Hill



This Californian-style bungalow was constructed by local buider William Mitchell in 1920. We know the date because Mitchell carved it into one of the sandstone blocks on the front verandah. Not only had this and a neighbouring 1920's bungalow been beautifully kept - retaining much of their original detailing - but their backyard had a good story; once home to a grand residence and some pretty grand personalities.

Our report documenting the outcome of the heritage assessment was used to successfully impose an Interim...

2016 September
Heritage Impact Statement: for alterations and additions to 69 Ryan  Street located in the Brennan Estate Conservation Area, Lilyfield

Heritage Impact Statement: for alterations and additions to 69 Ryan Street located in the Brennan Estate Conservation Area, Lilyfield



Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: Justin Long Designs

This HIS examined the impact of alterations to the residence on the heritage values of the Conservation Area and assessed the proposal against Leichardt council's DCP requirements.

2016
Heritage Impact Assessment : 43 Macdonald Street Erskineville

Heritage Impact Assessment : 43 Macdonald Street Erskineville



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: Architect: Ken Baird

This report assessed the heritage impact of subdivision, demolition of an intrusive element, construction of a new dwelling and restoration of an earlier dweiing in the Former Macdonaldtown Conservation Area in the City of Sydney LEP.

2016
The Former St Mary and St Mina Coptic Church, Railway Road, Sydenham Heritage Assessment

The Former St Mary and St Mina Coptic Church, Railway Road, Sydenham Heritage Assessment



 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Roy Lumby

Client: NSW Heritage Branch of the Office of Environment and Heritage

This heritage assessment was commissioned after the placement of an Interim Heritage Order to enable a re-evaluation of the cultural significance of the site, particularly it's social significance, in the aftermath of the decision by Marrickville Council to demolish the Church.

 

2016
Heritage Impact Statement: Lenthall Street, Kensington

Heritage Impact Statement: Lenthall Street, Kensington



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Martin Pickrell

This Statement of Heritage Impact has been prepared to accompany a development application demolition of the existing dwelling at 35 Lenthall Street, Kensington.  It is not listed as a heritage item in Schedule 5 of Randwick (LEP) 2012. It is, however, located within the West Kensington Conservation Area.

 

 

2015
'Brougham', 4A Nelson Street, Woollahra

'Brougham', 4A Nelson Street, Woollahra



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Mr Charles E. Curran

Research and planning advice re: Woollahra Draft DCP and its impact on Brougham a listed heritege item on the Wollahra LEP listed for its significance as an early residence and garden. It was also a former children's home.

2015
Heritage Impact Statement for 36 Lamb Street, Lilyfield

Heritage Impact Statement for 36 Lamb Street, Lilyfield



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Turpin Burton Architects

This heritage Impact statement comments on the impact of alterations and additions at 36 Lamb Street Leichardt which is situated in The Brennan Estate Conservation Area in the Leichardt LEP.

2015
Heritage Impact Statement for 29 Bradford Street, Balmain

Heritage Impact Statement for 29 Bradford Street, Balmain



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Australian Garden Apartments

This heritage Impact Statement comments on the impact  of the demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a new residence at 29 Bradford Street Balmain which is situated in The Valley Conservation Area in the Leichardt LEP.

2014
Heritage Impact Statement for 57 Karraba Road, Neutral Bay

Heritage Impact Statement for 57 Karraba Road, Neutral Bay



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Mr. Robert Carr

This HIS assessed the heritage impact of alterations and additions at 57 Kurraba Road, a listed heritage item situated in the Kurraba Point Conservation Area and part of the Kurraba Road Townhouses group in the North Sydney LEP.

2012
Heritage Impact Statement: 16 Douglas Street, Clovelly

Heritage Impact Statement: 16 Douglas Street, Clovelly



 

 

Authors: Mr Nick Jackson, Archaeologist and Heritage Consultant, Mr Martin Pickrell, Architect and Heritage Consultant and Dr Sue Rosen, Historian and Heritage Consultant 

Client:  John Jabbour

The objective of this Heritage Impact Statement is to examine and advise on the heritage issues relating to the proposed demolition of the cottage at No. 16 Douglas Street, Clovelly. This cottage is listed as a heritage item of local significance and is subject to the...