Roselands Shopping Centre, 1966 The Raindrop Fountain on Fashion Square. This is a totally amazing picture! I want to go shopping there!

Roselands Shopping Centre, 1966 The Raindrop Fountain on Fashion Square. This is a totally amazing picture! I want to go shopping there!

Opening day at Roselands, 1965. Australian Women’s Weekly, 27 October 1965.

Opening day at Roselands, Australian Women’s Weekly, 27 October Roselands was a shopping mecca, the first mall in Sydney. Today it has lost it's lustre a little, but has an interesting view of the Blue Mountains from the car park.

Roselands - largest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere back in 1964! Check out Grace Bros in the photo.

Roselands - largest shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere back in Check out Grace Bros in the photo.

Sixties' shopping centre [Australia] Roselands: "big, bright and beautiful"

Sixties' shopping centre [Australia] Roselands: "big, bright and beautiful"

Hurlstone Park Hoyts Theatre, official opening, 1927. This theatre was located at 686 New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park and seated 1,722 persons. The final screening was held on Saturday 1 October, 1960. The cinema was then converted into an ice-skating rink which was very popular. In 1966 the building became the home of an auction house - "Associated Auctioneers" after which it became vacant. On the evening of Saturday 16 October 1971, the building was extensively damaged by fire.

Hurlstone Park Hoyts Theatre, official opening, 1927. This theatre was located at 686 New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park and seated 1,722 persons. The final screening was held on Saturday 1 October, 1960. The cinema was then converted into an ice-skating rink which was very popular. In 1966 the building became the home of an auction house - "Associated Auctioneers" after which it became vacant. On the evening of Saturday 16 October 1971, the building was extensively damaged by fire.

'Sydney Morning Herald' liftout, promoting Roselands Shopping Centre. The Centre was the third fully enclosed shopping precinct in Australia, and was opened in October 1965. Roselands was built on the site of a golf course; it boasted a large Grace Bros Department Store (now Myer), a single movie cinema, an indoor rainfall water feature, tennis courts and the first food court in Australia ('Four Corners', demolished in 2000 and remade as the 'Raindrop Food Court' in December 2000)

'Sydney Morning Herald' liftout, promoting Roselands Shopping Centre. The Centre was the third fully enclosed shopping precinct in Australia, and was opened in October 1965. Roselands was built on the site of a golf course; it boasted a large Grace Bros Department Store (now Myer), a single movie cinema, an indoor rainfall water feature, tennis courts and the first food court in Australia ('Four Corners', demolished in 2000 and remade as the 'Raindrop Food Court' in December 2000)

Canterbury Public School - 1879 building. Circa 1885. Courtesy State Records NSW.

Canterbury Public School - 1879 building. Circa 1885. Courtesy State Records NSW.

Kingsgrove Road, Canterbury. Looking south from Homer St. Intersection. 1934. Courtesy State Records NSW.

Looking south from Homer Street Intersection.

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