Petrie Terrace, Queensland

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Petrie Terrace
BrisbaneQueensland
StateLibQld 1 114044 Aerial view of Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, ca. 1925.jpg
Aerial view of Petrie Terrace, ca. 1925. Morrows biscuit factory (later to become Arnott Morrows) on River Road (renamed Coronation Drive in 1937), Milton, in the foreground.
Population1,124 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4000
Location2 km (1 mi) from Brisbane
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
(Paddington Ward)[2]
State electorate(s)McConnel
Federal Division(s)Brisbane
Suburbs around Petrie Terrace:
Red Hill Kelvin Grove Herston
Paddington Petrie Terrace Brisbane
Milton Brisbane River Brisbane

Petrie Terrace is an inner-city suburb and major thoroughfare in Brisbane, Australia.[3] It is less than 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the Brisbane General Post Office. The precinct is bordered to the west by Hale Street and to the east by Countess Street. Its northern boundary is Musgrave Road and its southern is Milton Road.

Demographics[edit]

In Petrie Terrace, 60.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.1%, England 3.3%, Ireland 1.7%, Scotland 1.2% and Italy 0.6%.

Schools[edit]

The Albert Park Flexi School[4] is the only school in Petrie Terrace. Children in the area attend a number of schools in the surrounding suburbs; including the Petrie Terrace State School[5] in Paddington and Brisbane Grammar School (boys) and Brisbane Girls Grammar School in Spring Hill.

History[edit]

In December 1865, "Lincoln Estate", being subdivisions of original portions 579, 580, 581, 597, 596 and 595 of the Parish of Enoggera, County of Stanley, in what is now known as Petrie Terrace, were advertised to be auctioned by Arthur Martin & Co.[6][7]

In December 1876, portion 296, North Brisbane made up of 12 allotments were advertised to be auctioned by Mr John Cameron. A map advertising the auction shows the allotments located in Jessie Street, Petrie Terrace.[8]

In February 1883, 50 allotments in what is now known as Petrie Terrace, and 45 allotments in what was known as Bishop's Hill, Petrie Terrace, were advertised to be auctioned by Arthur Martin & Co. A map advertising the auction shows the allotments located in Petrie Terrace, Petrie Terrace. The map inset shows close proximity to Normanby Station and the Normanby Hotel.[9][10]

Heritage listings[edit]

Petrie Terrace has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Facilities[edit]

In 2007-2008 the former Petrie Terrace Police Depot was converted to a retail precinct called The Barracks, which contains cinemas, restaurants, shops and offices with underground car parking. The heritage buildings have been incorporated in the development.[16] The Barracks has a walkway connection through to Roma Street railway station.

Map displaying lots along Petrie Terrace and Bishop's Hill
Monster auction sale business & building sites, Petrie Terrace. Bishop's Hill, Petrie Terrace, 1883

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Petrie Terrace (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Paddington Ward". Brisbane City Council. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 12 March 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Petrie Terrace (entry 46582)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre". Archived from the original on 19 February 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Petrie Terrace SS". Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Lincoln Estate". State Library of Queensland. 23 December 1865. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Classified Advertising". The Brisbane Courier. XX, (2, 467). Queensland, Australia. 23 December 1865. p. 8. Retrieved 24 September 2019 – via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  8. ^ "Plan of subdivision of portion 296, north Brisbane". State Library of Queensland. 18 December 1876. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Monster auction sale business & building sites, Petrie Terrace. Bishop's Hill, Petrie Terrace". State Library of Queensland. 10 February 1883. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Advertising". The Telegraph (3, 219). Queensland, Australia. 6 February 1883. p. 4. Retrieved 24 September 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  11. ^ "Baroona Labor Hall (entry 600277)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  12. ^ "Baroona Special School (entry 600278)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  13. ^ "La Boite Theatre (entry 602171)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  14. ^ "Petrie Terrace Police Depot (former) (entry 601894)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  15. ^ "Residence 'Florence House'". Brisbane Heritage Register. Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  16. ^ "History". The Barracks. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°28′01″S 153°01′01″E / 27.467°S 153.017°E / -27.467; 153.017