When it opened to the public in 1913, “The Ritz” at Cremorne Point was described as Sydney’s finest private hotel. A haven for honeymooners and holiday makers, the six-storey white landmark had 140-rooms comprising private single and double suites, open-air sun lounges, a billiard room, tennis courts, electric lights and a lift.
Crescent shaped to take advantage of Sydney’s harbour views, the 14-storey Travelodge contained 224 self-contained suites in alternating shades of blue and olive, each with its own private bathroom and television set!
With her star-quality and willingness to get close to people while on tour, Princess Diana fascinated the world. Here people tell their stories of when they met the 'People's Princess', as ANNA USHER reports.
Mosman Collective has uncovered an incredible set of images documenting the last days of Alfred St in Milsons Point before many of its homes and businesses were demolished to make way for the Sydney Harbour Bridge.