Park Street, Sydney

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Park Street at dusk
Tram on the corner of Pitt and Park Streets, 1950

Park Street in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia is a major cross street in the centre of the Central Business District. It runs from George Street in the west to College Street in the east, where it becomes William Street.[1]

Description[edit]

Park Street bisects Hyde Park, the oldest park in Australia. The park was created in 1810 by Governor Macquarie and has a state heritage listing.[2] Publishing and Broadcasting Limited and its successor, Consolidated Media Holdings, had their corporate headquarters at 54 Park Street.[3]

An electric tramway formerly ran down Park Street between Elizabeth and College Streets. It was removed in 1960.

Local Businesses[edit]

Park Street has many retailers, which include:

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory's Sydney Street Directory (2002) Maps 3-4
  2. ^ State Heritage Site
  3. ^ "James Packer's ConsMedia sells Park Street head office in Sydney to AMP Capital Investors". 25 August 2009. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

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