Inner West
Blake & Hargreaves, Marrickville
Blake & Hargreaves, Marrickville

This building on Addison Road in Marrickville has always stood out to me. I love the colour and all the line details.

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Dairy Bell, Camperdown
Dairy Bell, Camperdown

Dairy Bell, you will be missed. The ice-cream factory and shop has recently closed it's doors after 44 years.

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Daisy's Milk Bar, Petersham
Daisy's Milk Bar, Petersham

This super-popular and colourful little milk bar in Petersham always makes me smile. I love the windows and the lolly-pink door!

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Dynamo Auto, St Peters
Dynamo Auto, St Peters

I have always loved this little garage. It has been a St Peters landmark for 50 years but, sadly, it has now closed down and the façade painted over.

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Erko Shops
Erko Shops

Cute shops in Erskineville village!

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Gladstone Store, Birchgrove
Gladstone Store, Birchgrove

I love this sandstone corner shop in Birchgrove. Part of an historic row of terraces, this little store, opposite a park with a harbour view, is one of my favourite places to get a coffee in Sydney.

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The Henson, Marrickville
The Henson, Marrickville

My favourite pub for a Sunday lunch!

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Lustre-glo, Marrickville
Lustre-glo, Marrickville

Marrickville's iconic Lustre-glo sign is currently missing from the building due to some refurbishing - prompting some serious Inner-Westie anxiety. It will be back soon!

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The Majestic Theatre, Petersham
The Majestic Theatre, Petersham

Built in the 1920s, then given an art deco makeover in the 1950s - this beautiful old theatre building (now apartments) is loved by Petersham locals.

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The Majestic Roller Rink, Petersham
The Majestic Roller Rink, Petersham

This old theatre building was transformed into a rollerskating rink in the late 70s and was a Petersham hotspot for 30 years!

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Mario's Meat Market
Mario's Meat Market

Mario has moved on, but his shopfront in Annandale still shouts the word 'Meat' at passers-by.

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Marrickville Ambulance
Marrickville Ambulance

The old Marrickville Ambulance Station on Edinburgh Road - as it looks in July 2020.

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Marrickville Pork Roll
Marrickville Pork Roll

For years there was always a queue of hungry locals here, but the owners of Marrickville Pork Roll have now moved on to a new location.

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Ming On Trading Co.
Ming On Trading Co.

This massive, brightly coloured, double-finned building is a well-known Marrickville landmark on Addison Road.

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Ming Yick Holdings
Ming Yick Holdings

Just around the corner from Ming On Trading is Ming Yick Holdings - with its big red numbers and fancy ironwork on the windows.

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Mrs Craig's Lolly Shop
Mrs Craig's Lolly Shop

Once a popular milk bar in Annandale - Mrs Craig's Lolly Shop was loved by local school children. The building still stands but has been closed for many years.

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Olympia Milk Bar, Stanmore
Olympia Milk Bar, Stanmore

The Olympia has been operating since 1939 and has remained unchanged, inside and out. Much-loved by locals, it is currently closed by council for safety reasons.

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Olympia Milk Bar (decayed version)
Olympia Milk Bar (decayed version)

A more realistic illustration of how the Olympia looks today.

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Oxford Tavern, Petersham
Oxford Tavern, Petersham

The Oxford Tavern in all its mock-Tudor, neon-sign glory!

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Petty Cash Cafe
Petty Cash Cafe

I love this sunny corner cafe opposite Enmore Park

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Pigeon Ground Records, Camperdown
Pigeon Ground Records, Camperdown

For years this was Pigeon Ground records. A quirky second-hand shop and local landmark. These days it's a popular cafe and, fortunately, the quirkiness remains.

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The Rio, Summer Hill
The Rio, Summer Hill

The Rio Milk Bar was a Summer Hill favourite for over 60 years. These days it's a bar, but the original façade remains.

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Salisbury Hotel
Salisbury Hotel

A fabulous example of Inter-war Art Deco architecture on display in sunny Stanmore.

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Salvos, Petersham
Salvos, Petersham

This castle-like building on Livingstone Road was once part of Salvation Army training centre. These days it's used for housing.

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