Monthly Archives: March 2015

THROWBACK Monday – Century Theatre Broadmeadow

The Century Theatre was an imposing building of simplified Art Deco style designed by architects Guy Crick & Charles Bohringer. The theatre sat on the corner of Belford Street & Broadmeadow Road, with wings spread from the central core, all rendered in smooth brickface. The builder was William Stronach of Hamilton, who erected the Civic… Read More »

THROWBACK Monday – Embassy Theatre

73-75 Katoomba Street By 1911 a house called Riversdale had been built on allotment 23 of James Neale’s estate on Katoomba Street. It had before 1911 been owned by Richard Godson but in 1911 was acquired by the local dentist, Alfred Seller (Rate Books). In 1915 Seller decided to redevelop his property, presumably demolished Riversdale,… Read More »

Slacklining comes to Mount Victoria

Dozens of adrenaline junkies have descended upon Sydney’s Blue Mountains for a death-defying test of skill and balance Slacklining, as it’s known, involves rigging lines, usually made of metal, across various spans and then attempting to walk them without falling. Highlining is a style of slacklining where the two anchor points are set up with… Read More »