Talk:Coca-Cola billboard

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Hyphenation[edit]

Is there a reason why Coca-Cola is not hyphenated in the article title? Barnabypage (talk) 20:52, 7 November 2010 (UTC)

Heritage Listing[edit]

I've tried to find the heritage listing on the NSW Heritage register but I'm not finding anything.

Furthermore, a recent article of 31/3/2011 (page 44, Sydney Magazine) casts doubt on this. This is a short extract from 'TALES OF THE CITY – WELL KNOWN SYDNEY LANDMARKS':

...in its current "dual screen" set-up since 1990, when the left side of the billboard was added to the original neon panel that first fired up in 1976. And while Coca-Cola now claims it's a myth the beverage once contained cocaine, it's definitely a myth – massively propagated by the internet – that the giant red billboard is heritage-listed.

It probably should be. Even the gurus at the NSW Heritage Office we contacted for this story thought it was ... until they checked and found out that it wasn't.

So is that earlier source used to support the heritage listing claim actually correct? It would seem not.

--Alexxx1 (talk/contribs) 00:20, 31 March 2011 (UTC)

It's definitely not heritage listed: it's not on the local council's list or the state heritage register. This is just an enduring myth. I noticed that John Birmingham tried to debunk it in a recent article in the (Sydney) magazine. Sorry, I don't have a link. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 125.7.52.129 (talk) 05:57, 11 April 2011 (UTC)