1900 Bubonic Plague broke out in Sydney there were fears The Rocks would be severely affected due to much of it being unsanitary. Depicted here is Kent Street being quarantined and washed down with lime wash
The Argyle Cut in The Rocks - Resumption photographic survey, The Argyle…
Sydney Harbour Trust employee homes and kindergarten in High Street, The Rocks, Sydney v
World War I, the Great Depression and World War II slowed or prevented much of the proposed redevelopment of The Rocks. Change resumed with the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the and Building the southern approach to the bridge
This photograph from September 1901 depicts Argyle Street in The Rocks. The images highlights the most dilapidated buildings and filthy laneways, to support the Government's case for redevelopment.