Mary Street, Brisbane

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Mary Street
Queensland
Mary Street, Brisbane 12.2013.jpg
Mary Street with Naldham House on the left.
General information
Type Street
Location Brisbane
Map of Brisbane City streets

Mary Street is a major road in the Brisbane central business district. The street is one of a number that were named after female queens and princesses of the royal family shortly after the penal colony was settled. Charlotte Street is positioned parallel to the north and Margaret Street runs next to the south.

Mary Street begins in the Government Precinct at a T-intersection with George Street opposite the Executive Building. Also at the elevated southern end is Education House containing state government offices and the Department of Mines and Energy, Queensland are located opposite in the Queensland Minerals & Energy Centre. Felix Tower is located on the corner of Mary and Felix Streets. Waterfront Place and Forestry House are nearby in the lower northern section, close to the river.

Vision Brisbane is a residential skyscraper under construction on Mary Street. It will be the tallest building in the city and state of Queensland.

Mary Street was home to the first premises used by the Queensland Club, before moving to the corner of George Street and Alice Street.[1]

Heritage listings[edit]

A number of buildings in Mary Street are heritage-listed:

Major intersections[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory, Helen (2007). Brisbane Then and Now. Wingfield, South Australia: Salamander Books. p. 34. ISBN 978-1-74173-011-1. 
  2. ^ "Mooneys Building (entry 14905)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. 
  3. ^ "138 Mary Street (entry 14906)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. 
  4. ^ "169 Mary Street (entry 14907)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. 
  5. ^ "Naldham House (entry 14908)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. 

Coordinates: 27°28′16.36″S 153°01′42.22″E / 27.4712111°S 153.0283944°E / -27.4712111; 153.0283944