Posted 2014-01-15 by Justine Crowleyfollow
Coffee lovers unite in trendy . Some public art in the area.

One of the most expensive suburbs to live in Sydney, yet has so much to offer. This was once an area that was classed as a dump, to now be a social and community mecca for artists, students and professionals alike. A great area to buy some quirky items for the home too.

Free games of chess are also available right near the library

has an abundance of pubs and independent fashion boutiques. purports an interesting past, in tandem with character and great views of Sydney Harbour.

Inside a cool shop

What is known most for:

  • It's ferry wharfs

  • The Tigers (now Wests Tigers) NRL football team

  • It's down to earth and trendy pubs

  • Dawn Fraser Baths - former Olympian Dawn Fraser lives in the area.

  • The abundance of cafes and restaurants

  • Gladstone Park

  • Markets - right across the road from Gladstone Park.

  • An abundance of book, clothing and home wares stores.

  • Has strong ties to a particular political party

  • Loyalty Square

  • Darling Street

    Who lives in :

  • Artists: writers, film makers, media consultants and graphic artists to name.

  • Young couples

  • Bohemian types

  • Familes - especially those that love to spend a fortune on children's clothes and flashy home renovations.

  • Other professionals such as doctors and accountants

  • Executives

  • Some working class, and tradespeople also live here.

  • Loyalty Square

    Housing wise there are an abundance of workers cottages and terrace houses. There are a few new apartment developments, although they're not high rises. The majority of people living in this area own four wheel drives.

    A glimpse of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from Gladstone Park

    Postcode: 2041

    Vibe: Shiny happy people.

    If was a food it would be: Steak or grilled fish with salad and chips.

    If was a cartoon character it would be: Sylvester The Cat.

    If was a shoe it would be: Birkenstocks and/or Blundstones.

    Parking: In the too hard basket. Parking is available on some of the back, quiet streets. Be prepared to walk up a steep hill from your parking spot to Darling Street.

    Transport: Serviced by both buses and ferries. Ferries to - Thames Street and Darling Street Wharf ( East) depart from Circular Quay Wharf # 5. Bus routes 432-434, 441-442 and 444-445 also service the area.

    A popular Adriano Zumbo Patisserie. When MasterChef is on, and Zumbo makes an appearance people are lining up beyond the Thai Restaurant Satasia, which is next door.

    Direction: West

    Distance from the CBD: 5kms

    Nearby areas: Birchgrove, East, Rozelle, Lilyfield, Glebe and Leichhardt.


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