York Street, Sydney

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York Street
New South Wales
York Street, Sydney.jpg
York Street facing south. The art deco Grace Hotel is visible on the far right corner.
Coordinates 33°52′07″S 151°12′22″E / 33.8685°S 151.2060°E / -33.8685; 151.2060Coordinates: 33°52′07″S 151°12′22″E / 33.8685°S 151.2060°E / -33.8685; 151.2060
General information
Type Street
Length 1 km (0.6 mi)[1]
Major junctions
North end Grosvenor Street / Bradfield Highway
  King Street and Market Street
South end Druitt Street

York Street is a street in the central business district of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. York Street runs 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)[1] in a north to south direction only and is used predominantly by buses from northern districts of Sydney.

Route[edit]

From its northern terminus at the junction of Grosvenor Street with the Bradfield Highway, York Street runs south past Wynyard railway station, with major intersections at King and Market streets. The southern terminus of York Street is at Druitt Street, adjacent to the Sydney Town Hall and the Queen Victoria Building. Between Market Street and Druitt Street, traffic is restricted to buses, bicycles and service vehicles only.

Two lines of the T1 North Shore, Northern & Western Line run under York Street.

Points of interest[edit]

Scots Presbyterian Church, corner of York and Margaret.
  • Scots Presbyterian Church is located at 2 York Street, on the corner of York and Margaret Street. The church was founded in 1882. The congregation has been relocated on several occasions to different sites in the Sydney CBD prior to moving in February 2006 into its current site at 44 Margaret St, known as the Assembly Building.[2]
  • The Grace Hotel, a historic art-deco building opened in 1930 and modelled on Chicago's Tribune Tower that is now a hotel.

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