Park Street, Sydney


Park Street is a street in the central business district of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. It runs from George Street in the west to College Street in the east, where it becomes William Street.[1]

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

Description


Park Street bisects Hyde Park, the oldest park in Australia. The street also gets its name from the nearby park, Hyde Park. 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.

See also


 Australian Roads portal

References


  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.