Heritage

Tribute to our heritage: Parramatta Square’s unique collection

A SPECIALLY commissioned art collection has been created for Walker Corporation’s 6 & 8 Parramatta Square lobbies, reflecting on the Indigenous and European history of Parramatta as part of the city’s evolution as a modern and diverse urban centre. The collection starts with an intricate heritage display embedded into the architecture of the 6 Parramatta …

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Nine Mayors on: Parramatta’s still growing after 160 years

OUR CITY | DI BARTOK NINE lord mayors, past and present, braved the cold of windswept Parramatta Square to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the proclamation of Parramatta as a municipality, alongside NSW Governor Margaret Beazley on Saturday November 27. Sitting proudly among the invited throng was Alan Hyam, 88, who served as Parramatta’s first …

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St George’s Terrace love-bombed as artists protest over heritage

A RARE splash of color lit up Parramatta when artists came to town to protest against the NSW Government’s plan to demolish heritage properties to make way for the new Powerhouse Museum. The Western Sydney artists “love-bombed” St George’s Terrace through their “guerilla gallery” of paintings, drawings and colorful yarns down at St George’s Terrace, …

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