Sydney Open / 4 and 5 November 2017

On 4 and 5 November, Sydney Open invites the curious and intrepid to see inside the heritage treasures that trace the city’s beginnings and the architectural wonders that are shaping its present and future.

On Saturday 4 November, explore some of Sydney’s most in-demand spaces and buildings, old and new, with our expert-led Focus Tours taking you behind the scenes.

Then on Sunday 5 November, take the reins and devise your own itinerary from our open-access program of over 40 buildings across the CBD, Central, Redfern and Eveleigh.

 

THE BUILDINGS

  • 50 Martin Place

    50 Martin Place, Sydney

  • Looking down on asymmetrical curved staircase. New

    Abercrombie Building, The University of Sydney

    Darlington Lane & Abercrombie Street, Darlington

  • tbc

    AMP Building

    33 Alfred Street, Sydney

 

  • AMP Building

    33 Alfred Street, Sydney

  • Circular interior space with colourful mural around centre.

    Australia Square

    264 George Street, Sydney

  • Two tiered exhibition space with gallery running around central space, with skylight above.

    Australian Museum

    1 William Street, Cnr College & William Streets, Sydney

  • Large high ceilinged industrial interior with column and natural lighting. New

    Carriageworks

    245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

  • Exterior of sandstone fire station with sign and green painted doors.

    City of Sydney Fire Station

    213 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

  • Shiny metal cladding at entrance to building with two figures at doors.

    Culwulla Chambers

    67 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

  • Evening view of large sandstone building lit up with forecourt.

    Customs House

    31 Alfred Street, Sydney

  • Terrace area with furniture and palms New

    Dexus Place and The Terrace at One Farrer

    One Farrer Place, Sydney

  • Side view of ornate red painted sandstone building. New

    DKO Architecture Studio, old Redfern Post Office

    119 Redfern Street, Redfern

  • tbc

    EY Centre

    200 George Street, Sydney

  • Imposing sandstone building with turreted roof.

    Government House, Sydney

    Macquarie Street, Sydney

  • Looking into open plan office spaces through glass-walled building. New

    Grimshaw

    Level 2, 333 George Street, Sydney

  • Grosvenor Place

    225 George Street, Sydney

  • Exterior of older style high rise building.

    Hong Kong House

    80 Druitt Street, Sydney

  • Colonial era brick building with clock tower.

    Hyde Park Barracks Museum

    Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney

  • White reception area with contrasting black partition walls.

    JPW Studio, Plaza Building Australia Square

    Level 10/95 Pitt Street, Sydney

  • Looking up at imposing sandstone entrance with triple archway

    Justice & Police Museum

    Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Sydney

  • New

    King Street Court Complex

    Cnr King & Elizabeth Streets, Sydney

  • Long room with intricate light fittings and plenty of windows

    Legion House

    Level 1, Legion House, 161 Castlereagh St, Sydney

  • Exterior of brick building.

    Lucy Osburn-Nightingale Museum

    8 Macquarie Street, Sydney

  • tbc

    Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

    140 George Street, The Rocks

  • Entrance to museum with art work to one side.

    Museum of Sydney

    Cnr Phillip & Bridge Streets, Sydney

  • Two storied colonial era building with verandahs and twin stairs.

    Parliament of New South Wales

    6 Macquarie Street, Sydney

  • Long room with wooden floor and natural light with two figures on either side of black frame. New

    PTW Architects

    Level 11, 88 Philip Street, Sydney

  • Long glassfronted foyer with diamond patterned ceiling.

    Reserve Bank of Australia

    65 Martin Place, Sydney

  • Looking up at tall multiframed window with two towers either side. New

    St Andrew’s Cathedral

    Cnr George & Bathurst Streets, Sydney

  • Interior looking up at curved gallery under glass ceiling. New

    St James Road Banco Court

    St James Road, Sydney

  • Backlit stained glass windows framed by arches.

    St James’ Church

    173 King Street, Sydney

  • View of side of sandstone cathedral from park.

    St Mary’s Cathedral

    St Mary’s Road, Sydney

  • Aerial shot of terraces with other Rocks buildings in background.

    Susannah Place Museum

    58–64 Gloucester Street, The Rocks

  • Sydney Grammar School, Big Schoolroom

    10-12 College Street, Darlinghurst

  • Curved interior of wood panelled hall with stage.

    Sydney Grammar School, John Vallance Hall

    10-12 College Street, Darlinghurst

  • Facade of four storey building with lights on.

    Sydney Harbour YHA & The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre

    110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks

  • Elaborate blue room.

    Sydney Masonic Centre

    66 Goulburn Street, Sydney

  • View of observatory dome at sunset through paned glass window.

    Sydney Observatory

    Watson Road, Millers Point

  • Looking up steps with curved balustrades to ornate sandstone town hall building.

    Sydney Town Hall

    483 George Street, Sydney

  • Long open space with many columns supporting exposed beam ceiling. New

    The Clothing Store

    7 Carriageworks Way, Eveleigh

  • High ceilinged place of worship.

    The Great Synagogue

    187a Elizabeth Street, Sydney

  • Fish eye view of colonial era building.

    The Mint

    10 Macquarie Street, Sydney