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This statement forms part of a Development Application for:
Demolition of the existing residential dwelling situated on Lot 7 DP 30906 and construction of a new contemporary residence. The site is located on the Beecroft Cheltenham Plateau precinct of the Beecroft-Cheltenham Conservation Area of the Hornsby Development Control Plan.
Authors: Dr Sue Rosen, Liz Gorman
Infill development in the early 1970s saw this residence built at 29 Murray Rd. Up until then, the site was part of the garden of Maitai; the late 1890's property built by Albert Wachsmann at No.31. A native of New Zealand, Wachsmann named the property after the river that flowed through his hometown of Nelson.
A keen gardener, he laid out a formal garden around the semi-circular carriageway, founded the Beecroft Horticultural Club and...
Until the railway came in 1890, getting to and from the north shore of Sydney by road was a particularly challenging experience (some will argue that it still is!). You could use Billy Blue's ferry service, or take your life into your own hands by riding the crowded coach service driven by Pymble local - 'Old Tom' Watson....
"The driver, “Old Tom” Watson was a crack. He would gallop his five horses...
Can you spot Charles and Dorothy Walker in this c.1907 photo of Inglenook, Wahroonga? Completed in 1905, the Federation Arts & Craft bungalow was commissioned by their father William Walker, and designed by local Turramurra architecture firm Nixon & Adams. A copy of the architect's original floorplan hangs in the house to this day.
Sue Rosen Associates were engaged to assess the impact of a rear addition to this heritage item, which is located...
This proposal was for alterations and additions to the residence at 57 Pymble Avenue, Pymble located in the Pymble Avenue Conservation Area and in the vicinity of several listed heritage items.
Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Liz Gorman
This modest-looking cottage has a pretty prominent next door neighbour in the Shell Gore Bay Terminal. It may be easy to assume that the house came first and industry second. In fact, the oil industry has been continually present on the site since 1884; pre-dating the little turn-of-the-century residence by a good 15 years.
The proposal was for essential structural repairs and largely internal alterations to the heritage listed cottage, located in the...
Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Roy Lumby
Thsi heritage impact statement forms part of the development application for the demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a new residence in the Lindfield West Heritage Conservation Area on the Ku-ring-gai LEP
Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell
This HIS examined the impact of alterations and additions to these timber semis construction c.1900 by Charles Sly, one of Manly's and Australia's original life savers.
Authors: Dr. Sue Rosen and Dr Roy Lumby
Client: Ku-ring-gai Council
An Interim Heritage Order had been placed on the house after the discovery of the Cazneaux connection. This report investigates the significance of the house in the light of the Cazneaux connection.
Authors: Dr Sue Rosen, Martin Pickrell
This Statement of Heritage Impact has been prepared for submission as part of a Development Application for alterations and additions at Lot 17 Section 1 DP 5756, which is identified as a heritage item on the Manly LEP and DCP 2013.